AKRON, Ohio - A bank robber shot the wall behind a teller at a First Merit Bank in Akron, police said.
The robbery happened at about 3:32 p.m. Monday at the bank on Merriman Road.
Akron police said the man, who was wearing a yellow, reflective vest, demanded money then fired one shot into the wall. The teller handed over an unknown amount of cash.
The robber had on a black ski mask and black boots. He was about 5 foot 8 to 5 foot 10 with a medium build, and was carrying a black semi-automatic pistol and a drawstring bag, police said.
Anyone with information should call the Akron Police Department at 330-375-2490 or the Akron office of the FBI at 330-535-6156.
Copyright 2012 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
Summit Co. Headlines
Hudson entertainers juggle for a living. They are so good they've made it onto national television.
The actor who played disfigured serial killer "Freddy Krueger" in "A Nightmare on Elm Street" is in Medina filming a new horror movie. WEB EXTRA: Extended interview with actor Robert Englund.