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Akron liquor store held up at gunpoint Wednesday night

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Posted at 10:50 AM, Nov 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-29 10:52:21-05

AKRON, Ohio — Two men wearing masks and carrying weapons went to an Akron liquor store Wednesday night and robbed the owner at gunpoint.

According to Akron police, the robbery happened in the 1500 block of Home Avenue around 9 p.m.

Authorities say the two men walked inside and ordered employees and patrons to lie down on the floor.

One of the robbers then went behind the counter and demanded money from the store's owner.

Both robbers left with an undisclosed amount of money.

A detailed description of the robbers is not available.

If anyone has information about the robbery, Akron police are asking you to call the department's detective bureau at 330-375-2490 or Summit County Crimestoppers at 330-434-COPS.