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Suspect in recent Akron internet robberies arrested

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Posted at 5:30 PM, Aug 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-10 17:30:10-04

The man accused of robbing several people during internet purchase meet-ups has been arrested, according to Akron Police.

Officers from the Akron SWAT team and detectives executed a search warrant in the 1400 block of Alphada Drive where three robberies had taken place.

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Terrance McCormick Jr., 19, was arrested and charged with aggravated robbery.

McCormick was charged in the July 30 robbery of a 28-year-old man. The man reportedly tried to sell a cell phone to McCormick via the internet. When the victim drove up to Alphada Drive to meet McCormick, McCormick pulled out a gun and demanded his cell phone. McCormick fled with the victim's phone.

Additional charges are expected.