Church’s Chicken employees robbed at gunpoint in Akron

Church’s Chicken employees robbed at gunpoint in Akron
Akron Police (Source: WOIO)

AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) - An armed robber walked in the back door of a Church’s Chicken restaurant and held the employees at gunpoint until they gave him money from the safe, said police.

Akron police said this happened just after 8 p.m. Friday at the restaurant located in the 1200 block of S. Main Street.

After getting an undisclosed amount of money, the suspect fled the scene.

Employees told police he was a Black male, about 25-35-years-old, about 6′2″ tall and about 160 pounds.

He was wearing a blue and green jumpsuit, a green beanie style hat and a blue hospital type mask.

A second man may have been with him as a lookout, said police.

He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black pants and black shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Akron Police Department Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490 or 330-375-2Tip.

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

Callers can remain anonymous

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