Akron police identify alleged stimulus check thief

Akron police identify alleged stimulus check thief
Akron stimulus check thief suspect (Source: Akron Police Department)

AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) - The Akron Police Department confirmed they have identified the man accused of stealing another man’s stimulus check money, thanks to the numerous tips after officers asked the public for help.

Police were called to the 300 block of E. Exchange St. because of a theft.

When they arrived the 60-year-old victim explained to police that the pictured man drove him to the market to cash his stimulus check.

Akron stimulus check thief suspect
Akron stimulus check thief suspect (Source: Akron Police Department)

After the victim received the money, the suspect snatched it out of his hands and ran out of the store.

The alleged thief fled the scene in a dark green Toyota Camry driven by an unknown female.

The vehicle has Plexiglas covering the driver’s side window.

Akron stimulus check thief get away vehicle
Akron stimulus check thief get away vehicle (Source: Akron Police Department)

The suspect is described as being 20-25 years old, around 5′10″, and weighs about 150 pounds.

If anyone has information give Akron police a call.

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