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Akron Police Looking for Teen Robber Featured

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Akron police are on the hunt for a suspected teenaged robber who stole from another teen Monday night at Walgreens.

19 News reports that the victim of the robbery, a 13-year-old boy, told police that he was at the Walgreens on West Market Street around 5:30pm when the suspect started following him around the store and eventually outside. Police say that’s when the robber demanded the boy’s wallet and threatened to shoot him. 

Now police are asking for tips that might lead to the suspect, described as a boy between 13 and 16 years old, who took the victim's wallet and fled on a bike. 

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact police at 330-375-2490 or 330-375-2Tip. You can also call Summit County Crimestoppers at 330-434-COPS.

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