Stow police search for armed robbery suspect

Stow police search for armed robbery suspect
Man robs 7-Eleven convenience store in Stow. (Source: Store Surveillance Pictures)
Man robs 7-Eleven convenience store in Stow. (Source: Store Surveillance Pictures)

STOW, OH (WOIO) - An armed robbery suspect is on the loose in Stow.

Monday night at 10:19 p.m., officers responded to the 7-Eleven convenience store located at 959 Steels Corners Rd, in reference to an armed robbery.

According to the clerk, the suspect entered the store and brandished a black handgun as he went behind the counter.

Cash and cigarettes were taken. He then fled the store on foot.

The suspect is described as a black male, 20-25 years of age, 6'-6'3", 170-180lbs with some facial hair.

He was wearing grey sweatpants with a blue stripe down the leg, a black leather coat, black shoes, and a red/white Santa hat.

If you know who this is or have any information please contact Detective Tom Gottas at the Stow Police Department at 330-689-5700.

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