AKRON, Ohio — A 14-year-old boy has been arrested after allegedly pulling a gun on a seller during a Facebook Marketplace meetup in Akron.
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Akron police say it was around 11:50 a.m. Thursday in the 1200 block of Kenmore Boulevard when the suspect met with a buyer after arranging to purchase a cell phone.
The victim told police that when the buyer arrived, he pulled out a handgun, took the his cell phone and fled the scene on foot.
After developing a person of interest in the case, Akron police arrested the teen at a home in the 2200 block of 22nd Street Southwest.
When officers searched the home, police say the victim's cell phone, two AK-47-style rifles and a 9mm handgun were recovered.
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