Thief wanted for 2 armed robberies in Canton

Published: Jan. 23, 2023 at 11:14 AM EST
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STARK COUNTY, Ohio (WOIO) - Canton police said the same man is wanted for robbing two stores at gunpoint this month.

The first robbery happened on Jan. 17 at Bell Stores in the 3800 block of Cleveland Ave.

Canton police said the suspect walked into the store around 7:45 a.m., pointed a gun at the clerk and demanded money from the register.

After getting an undisclosed amount of cash, he fled on foot.

Then on Jan. 18, he robbed the Circle K in the 2500 block of Fulton Rd. N.W. around 5:33 a.m.

Circle K robbery
Circle K robbery((Source: Canton police))

Officers said he again pointed a gun at the store employee and demanded cash before fleeing on foot.

Anyone with any information in regards to these crimes is asked to call Canton Police Detective M. Walker at (330) 438-4423.

Anonymous tips can also be sent through Tip411 or the Stark County Crime Stoppers.

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