Armed robbery in Stow; police seek suspect

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Stow Police are looking for a man suspected in an armed robbery Monday night at a convenience store on Steels Corners Road.

According to police, a man entered the 7-Eleven store at 959 Steels Corners Road shortly after 10 p.m. and brandished a black handgun, possibly a revolver, as he went behind the counter to confront the clerk. He then fled the store on foot, taking an undisclosed amount of cash and cigarettes with him.

The suspect is described as a black male, 20 to 25 years of age, 6 foot to 6 foot, 3 inches in height, 170 to 180 pounds with some facial hair.  He was wearing gray sweatpants with a blue stripe down the leg, a black leather coat, black shoes, and a Santa hat. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Tom Gottas at the Stow Police Department at 330-689-5700.

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