Canton: FBI, police arrest suspect in Giant Eagle bank robbery

4:11 PM, Aug 16, 2012   |    comments
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CANTON -- The FBI and the Safe Streets Task Force found and arrested Benjamin Gates, 33, of Canton, Thursday afternoon.

Gates was arrested in the 1200 block of Clarendon Avenue NW in Canton without incident.

Gates was arrested by members of the Safe Streets Task Force comprised of FBI, Canton Police Department, Alliance Police Department and Ohio Adult Parole Authority.

For now, Gates is charged with one count of robbery for the Aug. 10 robbery of the Huntington Bank inside the Giant Eagle at 608 Raff Road in Canton.

Gates is suspected in multiple bank robberies.

This investigation continues by the FBI, Canton Police Department, Stark County Sheriffs Office, North Canton Police Department, Cuyahoga Falls Police Department and Liberty Police Department.

 

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