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Bank robber fires shot during robbery

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AKRON, OH (WOIO) -

The First Merit Bank, located at 1635 Merriman Road, Akron was robbed at 3:32pm on Monday.

The suspect pointed a pistol at the teller and demanded money. While making his demands he fired a shot into the wall behind the teller counter.

He then fled in an unknown direction.

He's described as a black male, 5'8" - 5'10" with a medium build and a deep voice.  He was wearing a black ski mask, black boots, bright yellow rain suit, yellow reflective vest with word "visitor" on back.

The gun was a black semi-auto pistol.

Anyone with information should call Akron Police or FBI Akron at 330-535-6156. 

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