Akron thug slapped with charges after armed assaults

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - A 34-year-old thug out of Akron slapped with charges after a number of armed assaults.

On August 4th, Gerome J. Burns forced his way into a home on Wiltshire Road and fired one round as he entered. He took a purse from the table and left. He then fired a round outside.

On August 11th, Burns approached another victim at gunpoint and took a wallet and laptop and fled the scene in a stolen vehicle out of Silver Lake.

On August 14th, Burns forced his way into a home on East Buchtel Avenue and was taking a computer bag and two laptops when the victim came home. The victim confronted the thug,  who then ran from the residence and fired a round outside the residence.

Burns is charged with Aggravated Robbery, Aggravated Burglary and Felonious Assault.

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