AKRON, Ohio - Officers arrested two men after the armed robbery of an Akron pizza place over the weekend.
The robbery happened at Emidio’s Pizza on North Main Street at about 2:30 a.m. Sunday.
Akron police said a man walked into the restaurant and put money on the counter to buy beer. When the worker rang up the sale, the man pulled out a gun and demanded all the cash from the register, police said.
According to Akron police, the employee ran to the back of the store, while the robber jumped the counter and took the money.
Officers searched the neighborhood and caught 40-year-old George W. Beeler and 43-year-old Diamond D. Smith. Both were charged with aggravated robbery and taken to the Summit County jail.
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