Akron police investigate Family Dollar robbery

AKRON, Ohio - Akron police are investigating a robbery at Family Dollar Tuesday afternoon.

The suspect entered the store at 1750 South Main St. around 4:30 p.m. and handed the cashier a note, according to the employees. The note said the suspect would shoot the cashier if she did not hand over any money. He held his hand inside a pocket as if he had a gun.

He left after the cashier handed him an undisclosed amount of money.

The suspect is a man, 40 to 49 years old. He is approximately 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall and wore sunglasses, a blue Adidas jacket with white stripes on the sleeves, blue jeans and white shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Akron police.

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