Serial robber now behind bars

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - The man wanted for four robberies in Summit County, was arrested at an apartment in New Philadelphia.

After days of surveillance and several anonymous tips, Michael McAtee, 49, was tracked down by law enforcement officials.

Police say McAtee robbed Vicki's Bar on Triplett Boulevard in Akron, Quality Inn on Gilchrist Road in Akron, the GenFed Credit Union on Massillon Road in Akron and the Hampton Inn on Arlington Road East in Green.

All robberies happened in May. Police say McAtee would say he had a gun, but, none was ever seen.

McAtee is locked up in the Summit County Jail.

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