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Cuyahoga County corrections officer arrested after attempting to rob people in Brooklyn

Posted at 4:02 PM, Jul 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-20 16:05:37-04

CLEVELAND — A Cuyahoga County corrections officer is free on bond after being arrested for allegedly trying to rob people at gunpoint early Sunday morning, according to a union representative.

Ryan Harwood, 40, was arrested by Brooklyn police after he attempted to rob people near Ridge Road and Memphis Avenue around 4:30 a.m., authorities said.

Investigators said they seized a black BB gun during the arrest.

Harwood has worked for Cuyahoga County since 2005, according to county officials.

Harwood has been charged with aggravated robbery and resisting arrest, authorities said.

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