Surveillance video released in hopes of finding Akron Pizza Hut armed robber

AKRON, Ohio - Police released surveillance video in hopes of catching the gunman wanted in an Akron Pizza Hut robbery.

The armed robbery happened Aug. 29 at the pizza chain on Copley Road.

The suspect held an employee at gunpoint, demanded money and then fled from the scene.

Police said the suspect is described as an African- American man, dark complexion, between the ages of 33 to 37 years-old. He wore a blue sweatshirt with a gray wind coat . He is 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs between 170-185 pounds.

If you recognize the suspect or have any information about this Pizza Hut robbery, contact Akron Police at 330-375-2490 or visit the website to leave a tip. Mobile users can watch the video here  -

Police said that if you see the man, do not attempt to approach him. Police said he is considered armed and dangerous.

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