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Economic stimulus payment stolen from Akron man

Detectives continue to investigate the theft that occurred over the weekend.
Credit: Akron Police Department

AKRON, Ohio — Akron Police Department is investigating a theft after it was reported that a 60-year-old man had his economic stimulus money stolen from him.

The theft occurred on Friday, May 18, at approximately 6:35 p.m. at Starz Market in the 300 block of E. Exchange St.

When officers arrived on scene, the male victim said that two suspects, a male and female, drove him to the market to cash his stimulus check. After the check was cashed, the male suspect grabbed the money from the victim and ran out of the store. 

After leaving the store, the male suspect fled the scene in a dark green Toyota Camry driven by the female suspect. Plexiglas was covering the driver side window of the Camry.

A photo of the vehicle and suspect were released from security camera footage. (You can see the suspect's picture above)

Credit: Akron Police Department

The male suspect is described as Caucasian, 20-25-years old and 150 pounds. The female suspect is described as an unknown Caucasian.

This story is developing. 

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