Man arrested in Akron home invasion

Man arrested in Akron home invasion

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - A terrifying home invasion for a family in Akron.

Police tell 19 Action News a man armed with a handgun broke into a home in the 700 block of Excelsior Road around 10 p.m. Thursday.

The suspect fired several shots before taking a Playstation 3 and fleeing on foot. Luckily, the family was not injured.

Officers located the suspect - 22-year-old Johnathan J. Grant - in the 700 block of McGowan Street a short time later.

Officers recovered a handgun in Grant's pocket.

Grant was charged with Aggravated Robbery, Aggravated Burglary, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Obstructing Official Business and Improperly Discharging a Forearm and booked into the Summit County Jail.

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