Norton internet cafe robbed twice

Norton internet cafe robbed twice

NORTON, OH (WOIO) - Police investigating two armed robberies at the Copper Mine Internet Cafe at 2966 Barber Rd.

The first happened on September 30 and the second happened on October 28. Police believe the same male suspects are involved in both robberies.

North police are now releasing a surveillance picture of a woman they say acted as a decoy during the second robbery.

According to police, you have to be buzzed into the cafe and the woman stood outside in front of the camera. When the door opened, her two male accomplices forced their way inside.

One suspect was armed with a gun and the other was armed with what appeared to be a stun-gun.

One suspect went behind the counter and ordered a female employee to give him all the money in the cash register. When she opened up the drawer, the suspect struck her on the back of the head and knocked her to the ground.

The female decoy and two men then fled on foot.

The injured employee declined medical attention.

Summit County Crimestoppers and the owner of the Copper Mine Internet Cafe are offering a reward for the capture of the suspects.

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