Kent State issues alert after armed robbery at Circle K near campus

KENT, Ohio - Kent State University issued an alert early Monday morning after an armed robbery near campus.

According to Kent police, two men entered the Circle K on Main Street just before 3 a.m., showed a handgun and demanded cash.

The school said this is across from White Hall.

Here are descriptions of the men involved, as released by police:

ROBBER NO. 1
- Heavyset man
- Wearing blue jeans and a black jacket with a zipper

ROBBER NO. 2
- Thin man
- Wearing a light-colored hoodie, light-colored cargo pants & dark tennis shoes

One of the robbers was said to have an orange backpack.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Kent police at 330-673-7732.

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