Armed robbery at an Akron Dairy Queen

Armed robbery at an Akron Dairy Queen

Police officers are investigating an armed robbery at a Dairy Queen.

It happened around 3:00 Thursday afternoon at the restaurant located at 691 East Wilbeth Road in Akron.

Employees reported the suspect entered the restaurant and walked up to the counter.

The suspect showed the clerk a gun in his waistband then passed a note demanding money.

The clerk handed the suspect an unreported amount of cash from the register and the suspect fled the store.

The suspect ran to an awaiting black Jeep Cherokee where he got into the passenger seat and the driver fled the area.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Akron Police.

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