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Employee pistol-whipped during food truck robbery in Akron

Posted at 8:52 AM, May 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-14 08:52:01-04

AKRON, Ohio — An employee inside an Akron food truck was pistol-whipped during a robbery Friday night, according to police.

At around 11:30 p.m, employees of the Hibachi Ninja Express food truck, 1455 Copley Road, reported a man wearing a mask and armed with a handgun, entered the food truck. He demanded the employees get down on the floor.

The robber pistol-whipped one of the employees and took an unreported amount of money.

The robber fled in an unknown direction.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Akron Police Department Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490.