Stark County Sheriff: Man robs Canton Family Dollar, crashes vehicle in attempted getaway

CANTON, Ohio - A man was arrested Friday when he crashed his car after robbing a Family Dollar Store in Canton, the Stark County Sheriff's Office said.

Anthony Allen Jones is accused of trying to rob the Family Dollar on Lincoln Street East just after 10 a.m.

During his getaway, Sheriff George Maier said Jones lost control of his Buick LeSabre and crashed into another vehicle while speeding across the train tracks at Young Ave. and 6th Street.

Jones, who also has multiple warrants out for his arrest in Massillon's Municipal Court, was arrested and charged with robbery and fleeing the police.

The incident is still under investigation by the Stark County Sheriff's Office. The Ohio State Highway Patrol is looking into the crash that occurred as a result of the getaway.

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