Fugitive wanted for pistol whipping high school student in Lakewood

Fugitive wanted for pistol whipping high school student in Lakewood

(WOIO) - The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force is offering a reward for information which would lead to the capture of fugitive Marvin Mitchell.

Mitchell is wanted by the U.S. Marshals and the Lakewood Police Department for aggravated robbery. Mitchell is also wanted by the Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Office for escape and the Adult Parole Authority for a parole violation.

It is alleged that on August 27, Mitchell was in Lakewood with three other males. Mitchell attempted to rob a high school student who was walking home. Mitchell pointed a handgun at the victim and demanded money and his cell phone.  When the victim refused, Mitchell beat him with the gun.  The victim threw his cell phone to the ground.  After Mitchell grabbed the phone, he and the other three males fled on bicycles.  Three of the four were caught a short time later, but Mitchell remains at large. It has been alleged that Mitchell was shot a few weeks ago and may be injured.

Mitchell is a 23-year-old black man standing approximately 5'10" and weighing 215 pounds.  He has black hair and brown eyes.  Mitchell frequents the east side of Cleveland and East Cleveland. He is known to hang out on Euclid Ave. between Shaw and Noble.  He also has a previous address near the 16000 block of Elderwood Ave. in Cleveland..

If you have any information in reference to Marvin Mitchell, please contact the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-4WANTED or Text keyword WANTED and tip to 847411 (tip411) Tipsters can remain anonymous and reward money is available.

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