Akron cafe employee robbed at gunpoint

Akron cafe employee robbed at gunpoint

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - Eastside Cafe in Akron was robbed at gunpoint on Monday morning.

The crime happened around 4:30 a.m. at the 2146 East Market St. restaurant. An employee standing at the cash register reported the suspect entered the front door armed with a black handgun and demanded keys to the office. The suspect then ransacked the office while the employee fled on foot.

It is unclear what was taken.

The suspect is a white male, around 6-feet tall and between 200 and 220 lbs. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, a black t-shirt, blue jeans, black shoes with white trim and a black full face ski mask.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Akron Police Department.

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