Bank Bandit: Armed Thug Sought In Akron Heist

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AKRON, OH (WOIO) - Akron detectives are investigating a bank robbery at the First Merit Bank on North Main.

Employees say the suspect entered the bank before 9AM brandishing a silver handgun. He then handed the teller a flowered pillowcase and demanded money before fleeing on foot.

The suspect is described as a black male, 5'10, wearing a maroon facemask and a black hooded sweatshirt.

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