Shots fired in armed robbery investigation

Shots fired in armed robbery investigation

CANTON, OH (WOIO) - One man was arrested after police responded to an armed robbery in progress.

A neighbor called Canton Police Department to report the robbery around 11:15 p.m. Thursday, police said.

When police arrived at 511 17th St., they confronted several armed suspects. Officers fired shots and police said the suspects may have also fired.

One suspect was arrested after a brief foot pursuit.

Other suspects were believed to be held up in the residence.

Canton SWAT responded. After no response following attempted negotiations, SWAT deployed tear gas. No one surrendered. SWAT went inside. No one was found inside.

Anyone with information should contact the Canton Police at 330-649-5800 or 330-489-3144. Anonymous tips can be sent using Tip411 start your tip with the word Canton.
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