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Akron delivery driver carjacked, forced to take out money at ATM

Posted at 10:30 AM, Mar 22, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-22 19:48:29-04

AKRON, Ohio — Akron police are trying to identify a suspect after a Door Dash delivery driver was carjacked and forced to withdraw money from an ATM at gunpoint.

The incident happened just before 3 a.m. on Wren Walk in the Park Lane Manor apartment complex.

Area where a carjacking of a delivery driver occurred in the Park Lane Manor apartment complex in Akron.

According to police, the 30-year-old victim had just returned home from work when an armed man approached in a parking lot, demanded money and got into the passenger seat.

Lt. Michael Miller said the victim was ordered to head to a bank machine. He drove a Fifth Third ATM on Arlington Road and took out an undisclosed amount of money.

Miller said the victim was then forced out of the car near Johnston and Inman Streets. He then walked back home.

The carjacker took off in the stolen car described as a white 2006 Kia Spectra, bearing Ohio plate GBW-9188.

Akron police have not located the vehicle.

Anyone with information on the crime is asked to call Akron police at 330-375-2490 or Summit County Crimestoppers at 330-434-COPS.