Akron: Masked man robs bank wearing bright yellow rain suit

8:56 AM, Oct 30, 2012   |    comments
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AKRON -- A man wearing a black ski mask and a bright yellow rain suit robbed a First Merit Bank on Monday afternoon at gunpoint.

Akron Police say the suspect walked inside the bank in the 1600 block of Merriman Road around 3:30 p.m. and demanded money from the teller before firing a shot in the wall behind the counter.

The teller gave the suspect an unknown amount of money.

The suspect, who was also wearing a yellow reflective vest with "visitor" on the back, fled the scene.

He was reportedly armed with a black semi-automatic pistol.

Anybody with information is asked to contact the Akron Police Department Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490.

You can see multiple images of the robbery by clicking through the photos at the top of this page.


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