Police arrest robbery suspect that triggered Kent State shelter-in-place alert
KENT, Ohio (WOIO) - The Kent Police Department on Sunday said they arrested the man responsible for an armed robbery that took place on Saturday.
The robbery occurred at 7:45 p.m. at Flash Vapes, located at 1444 E. Main St., when the man, Nikal Gajmer, 17, pointed a gun at the clerk while demanding money and merchandise, police said.
This armed robbery triggered a “shelter-in-place” alert sent by Kent State University for anyone still on campus after the man fled the scene on foot.
Following leads and tips, Kent police and Cuyahoga Falls police arrested the 17-year-old on June 1.
Police said Gajmer was initially held in Summit County on other charges, and Kent police have charged him with robbery.
Police said Gajmer was seen wearing a mask and a black t-shirt with “Cookies” written on the front.
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