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Man robs First Merit Bank on S.R. 14 in Streetsboro

By Dave O'Brien | staff writer Published: January 11, 2013 4:00 AM
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Streetsboro police and FBI agents are investigating the robbery of a First Merit Bank branch in the city Thursday.

Police said a male suspect walked into the First Merit branch at 9717 S.R. 14 just before 2 p.m., approached a teller and handed her a note demanding "she put money on the counter and no one gets hurt."

The suspect received an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the bank on foot. No weapon was seen and no one was injured, according to Streetsboro police.

The suspect was later seen on foot in the area of TownePlace Suites and the Fairfield Inn, both near the intersection of Mondial Parkway and S.R. 14. Security video images released by police show the suspect and another male getting into a newer model white Ford F-150 pickup truck with U-Haul decals and markings on it and leaving the area westbound on Interstate 480.

The suspect is described as a white male, bald, approximately 5 feet 9 to 5 feet 11 inches tall, wearing sunglasses and a gray hooded sweatshirt with "Apocalypse" and a set of wings on the back.

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Anyone with information on the incident or the suspect is asked to call Streetsboro police at 330-626-4976 or the FBI's Akron office at 330-535-6156.

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Contact this reporter at 330-298-1128 or dobrien@recordpub.com

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anonymous Jan 16, 2013 2:43 PM

I called the Streetsboro Police to give them a name of a man that matched the picture in the news paper Saturday morning. I was surprised to be told that no one there was working on the bank robbery was in that day. I can not fault them I guess the same thing at the FBI office.

anonymous Jan 13, 2013 11:59 AM


That a good one. I will bet you are right.

. I will also bet they are charging him interest on the amount he took. After all taking money for doing nothing is the CEOs job.

anonymous Jan 11, 2013 7:58 AM

I bet they found a way to charge him a service fee.