Police search for Akron Dollar General robber

Police in Akron are spending their Thanksgiving looking for a woman who held up a dollar store on Vernon Odom Boulevard.

A 24-year-old store clerk at a Dollar General in the 1000 block of Vernon Odom Boulevard reported being robbed just after 9 p.m. Nov. 25. Officers responded to the store after receiving the robbery call. When they got there, the clerk told them a woman held him and two other employees at gunpoint while demanding money from the cash register. The suspect stole an undisclosed amount of money before fleeing the scene in a silver car. The vehicle was being driven by an unknown male.

The suspect was described as a black female, around 25-30-years old and approximately 5 feet, 2 inches tall. She was wearing a blue jacket with a white strip on the sleeve, grey pants and grey shoes.

There is no additional information available at this time. The incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Akron Police Department Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490 or 330-375-2Tip.

The Summit County Crimestoppers, Call 330-434-COPS

Text TIPSCO with your tips to 274637

Callers can remain anonymous

1 Comment

  1. Liberalismkills on November 28, 2020 at 6:46 am

    Never understood why you would waste your time robbing a dollar store. GO BIG!

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