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Chapel Hill Mall closes after suspects rob jewelry store

Police are not calling the incident a looting.

CHAPEL HILL, Ohio — The Akron Police Department reports that a robbery took place at the Gold N Diamonds jewelry store in the Chapel Hill Mall around 1:45p.m. on Monday afternoon.

Police are not calling it a looting. 

Investigators say the Gold N Diamonds store was open at the time when multiple suspects entered and committed a smash and grab.

After the incident, the mall was placed on lockdown. Mall security asked customers to leave and the mall closed. 

It is not yet determined when the mall will reopen.

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