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Akron police believe same suspects robbed 2 banks

September 7, 2018

Akron police believe same suspects robbed 2 banks

AKRON, Ohio — Investigators are hoping a reward of up to $10,000 will spur tips that will lead them to suspects they believe are responsible for two bank robberies last month.

According to police, two males robbed the PNC Bank at 181 Massillon Road on Aug. 24. A second PNC Bank at 1546 W. Market St. was robbed on Aug. 31 by three males.

In the first robbery, the first suspect was 20 to 30 years old, 6-feet tall and was wearing a white hooded sweat shirt, a white bandana on his face, and dark-colored pants. The second suspect is 20-30 years old, 5-foot-8, with slight facial hair. He was wearing sunglasses, a blue hooded sweat shirt, and dark-colored pants.

Three males were involved in the second robbery. The first suspect was wearing a dark-colored hooded sweat shirt, white pants, sunglasses, and had a white bandana covering his face. The second suspect was wearing dark-colored clothing and a skeleton mask. The third suspect was wearing dark-colored pants, a dark-colored hooded sweat shirt with a white shirt over it, and a skeleton mask.

No weapons were seen in either robbery.

Anyone with information can call the Akron detectives at 330-375-2490 or 330-375-2TIP; the FBI at 330-535-6156; the U.S. Marshals Service at 1-866-4-WANTED; or the Summit County Crimestoppers Inc. at 330-434-COPS. Tips also can be sent by text to TIPSCO at 274637 (Crimes).

Information that leads to an arrest and conviction could result in a reward of up to $10,000, officials say.

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