Police: Suspect robs Akron Dollar General, holds 3 employees at gunpoint

Police: Suspect robs Akron Dollar General, holds 3 employees at gunpoint
Police: Suspect robs Akron Dollar General, holds three employees at gunpoint (Source: WALB)

AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) - The Akron Police Department is investigating a Wednesday night robbery at Dollar General.

Police said the robbery occurred just after 9 p.m. on the 1000 block of Vernon Odon Boulevard in Akron.

A clerk told police he and two other employees were held at gunpoint while the suspect demanded money from the cash register.

Police said the suspect is a 25- to 30-year-old woman around 5 feet 2 inches tall.

She wore a blue jacket with a white stripe on the sleeve, gray pants and gray shoes.

The suspect fled in a silver car after stealing the money, police said.

An unknown male drove the getaway car, police said.

Call the Akron Police Department Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490 or 330-375-2Tip with information.

You can also call the Summit County Crimestoppers at 330-434-COPS.

Tipsters can remain anonymous.

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