Wig wearing robber wanted in Akron

Wig wearing robber wanted in Akron

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - Akron police are looking for the suspect who robbed a cash advance at gunpoint.

It happened around 3:30 p.m. Monday afternoon at the First American Cash Advance on South Arlington Street.

An employee reported the suspect entered the business and approached the teller counter. The suspect pulled out a handgun and demanded money. The suspect fled with an unreported amount of cash.

The suspect is a black man, 20 - 25 years old, 5'08" - 5'10", thin, wearing a woman's black wig, a black shirt, blue jeans and was carrying a large white purse.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Akron Police at 330-375-2181.

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