US Marshals arrest ‘top priority’ Akron aggravated robbery suspect

US Marshals arrest ‘top priority’ Akron aggravated robbery suspect
(Source: Akron Police Department)

AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) - The man wanted for a string of aggravated robberies on Copley Road is now in custody.

U.S. Marshals said arresting Harold Hamilton II was one of their “top priorities."

Arrested on 3/2/2020 for a string of aggravated robberies in Akron.
Arrested on 3/2/2020 for a string of aggravated robberies in Akron. (Source: Summit County Sheriff)

Members of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force and Akron police officers arrested Hamilton on Schiller Street in Akron around 12:30 p.m. Monday.

According to Akron police, Hamilton robbed four businesses on Copley Road since Jan. 26.

The first robbery happened at the Family Dollar, then the Walgreens on Jan. 29, Little Caesar’s on Feb. 4 and CVS on Feb. 12.

Police added Hamilton is also a suspect in the robbery of the Family Dollar on S. Main Street on Feb. 17.

Hamilton is now locked up in the Summit County facing two counts of aggravated robbery and petty theft.

Police said additional charges are possible.

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