AKRON, OH (WOIO) - Police in Akron are searching for a man accused of robbing a pizza shop at gunpoint Tuesday afternoon.
According to police, the suspect struck the Pizza Hut, located at 2665 Manchester Road, around 3:30 p.m.
Employees said the gunman came into the restaurant and walked behind the counter.
They said that's when he pulled out a gun and demanded the employees open the register. After the register was opened, the suspect told the employees to get down on the floor. Once he grabbed the money out the drawers, he fled toward the parking lot on foot.
The suspect was last seen in an older, four-door, dark blue vehicle, traveling northbound on Manchester Road toward West Waterloo Road.
Police said the suspect is a white man, 40 – 50 years old, 5'07" – 6', 160 – 180 pounds, with partially gray hair and unshaven and wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and white shoes.
Anyone with information is asked to call Akron police.
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