Akron Police arrest Canton man who broke into law firm

Akron Police arrest Canton man who broke into law firm
Vincent Carter (Source: Akron police)

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - Officers in Akron responded Saturday morning around 5 a.m. to an alarm at a law firm in the 600 block of West Exchange Street.

When officers arrived they noticed fresh footprints in the snow.

As officers followed the footprints to the back of the building where they observed a man walking away.

When officers ordered him to stop, the suspect climbed over a fence and took off running.

After a brief foot chase, Vincent C. Carter, 46, of 7th Street NW in Canton was caught.

Officers recovered pliers, two office keys, credit cards and a watch.

Officers also recovered a bag Carter dropped that contained cell phones and a DVD player.

Carter was charged with breaking and entering, obstructing official business, possession of criminal tools, criminal mischief and receiving stolen property.

He was booked into the Summit County Jail.

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