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Man wearing motorcycle helmet and armed with sledgehammer robs Akron jewelry store

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Posted at 12:00 PM, Jan 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-10 12:00:29-05

AKRON, Ohio — Police are looking for a man who used a sledgehammer to rob a jewelry store in Akron Thursday morning.

According to Akron police, a man wearing black pants, a black hoodie and a motorcycle helmet walked into the store, located in the 1900 block of West Market Street, and smashed a jewelry case. After destroying the case, the man grabbed a bunch of merchandise and ran out of the store.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call Akron police at 330-375-2552.