Hudson Police arrest male connected to rash of armed robberies

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - Hudson police say the man arrested for an armed robbery, is also the suspect in six additional armed robberies and a home invasion in Akron.

Gerome Burns, 34, was arrested Wednesday afternoon after a police chase.

Police say a man was robbed at gunpoint on Aurora Street, while looking at a house to buy.

Burns fled the scene in a dark gray Cadillac. Burns refused to stop for police and continued on through Stow, Cuyahoga Falls and Akron.

After about 25 minutes, he was finally stopped in Akron near Lakeshore and Ida Roads.

Burns is now locked up in the Summit County Jail.

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