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Police, FBI arrest suspect wanted for bank robbery inside Giant Eagle in Canton

Andrew Fisher faces charges of aggravated robbery, plus heroin and fentanyl possession.
Credit: Canton Police Department

CANTON, Ohio — Exactly one month after the Huntington Bank inside a Canton Giant Eagle was robbed, a suspect has been apprehended. 

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According to a release from the Canton Police Department, 34-year-old Andrew T. Fisher was captured at a residence in the 1500 block of 30th Street NW on Wednesday. The arrest was made by members of the Canton Office of the FBI and the Canton Police Department's Special Investigation Unit. 

Fisher has been charged with aggravated robbery, possession of heroin, and possession of fentanyl-related compounds. He was also wanted on an unrelated parole violation. 

Canton police say the robbery happened on Wednesday, Feb. 1, at around 12:31 p.m. at the Huntington Bank inside of Giant Eagle on Raff Road Southwest.

The suspect allegedly approached the teller and handed her a note that demanded cash. After receiving an unknown amount of cash, the suspect fled the bank in an unknown direction.

The suspect was described by bank employees as a man wearing a black ski mask with a blue jacket. 

Canton police say the investigation is continuing. 

Anyone with information on the incident or the suspect is asked to contact the Canton Police Detective Bureau at 330-489-3144 or the Canton Office of the FBI at 330-456-6200. Additionally, anonymous tips can be sent via Tip411 or the Stark County Crime Stoppers. 

EDITOR'S NOTE: The video above previously aired on 3News on Jan. 31, 2023. 

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