Stories tagged with: Armed Robbery

May 28, 2013 - 10:35am
2 years 18 weeks ago

Newark Police continue to search for an armed robbery suspect.

Police say last Wednesday just after 12:00 a.m.,a man with a handgun robbed the Duke Station on Union Street.

The suspect got away with money and cigarettes.

Police describe the suspect as being a white male in his 20's, around 5'6" to 5'10" and weighing between 130 and 140 pounds.

Anyone with information is being asked to call Newark Police(...

May 1, 2013 - 3:02pm
2 years 22 weeks ago

The New Concord Police Department is investigating an armed robbery. Chief Trevor Hayes says it happened at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Northside Pharmacy at 10 East Main Street. The Chief says a black male entered the pharmacy, holding a handgun and he went to the first clerk he saw and demanded his blue duffel bag be filled with drugs and cash. The clerk complied and the suspect left through the back door on foot in an unknown direction. Chief Hayes says the bandit is described as between 5-feet...

February 27, 2013 - 5:35am
2 years 31 weeks ago

Cambridge Police arrest a female who reportedly robbed the CVS Pharmacy at gunpoint.

Officers report that at 9:53 p.m. Tuesday night, just before store closing, a female wearing a black coat, a surgical mask and armed with a handgun, entered the store and pushed a handgun against an employees side and demanded money from the safe.

She fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Patrolman Gebhart located the suspect two blocks from the store and attempted to take her into...

February 18, 2013 - 6:23pm
2 years 32 weeks ago

Zanesville Police are also looking for an armed robbery suspect.

The robbery took place just before 8-30 p.m. Saturday at the Marathon Station on State Street.

Captain Coury says it was reported a white male came into the store and demanded an undetermined amount of money. He says its not clear if a weapon was shown but it was reported as an armed robbery.

There are no leads at this time as detectives continue to interview witnesses. Anyone with information on this robbery...

January 15, 2013 - 5:45am
2 years 37 weeks ago

The Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the armed robbery of a gas station.  Sheriff Timothy Rogers says Monday night just after 8 o’clock a man with a handgun robbed the Lower BP at 205 Chestnut Street.  The Sheriff says the suspect got an undetermined amount of cash and fled on foot.  There are no suspects and the incident remains under investigation.

February 14, 2012 - 5:11pm
3 years 33 weeks ago

Three armed robberies in the last five days is keeping local law enforcement officers busy.

On February 9th, the Papa Johns on Maple Avenue was hit by an armed robber.  On February 12th, another armed robbery happened at the Tumbleweed restaurant on Monroe Street, and last night a woman walked into a Duncan falls BP claiming she had a pipe bomb, and demanded money.

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz said these are not the acts of professional criminals, but rather, desperate...

February 13, 2012 - 3:58pm
3 years 33 weeks ago

Zanesville Police are investigating an armed robbery that may be connection to the armed robbery at Papa John's Pizza last Thursday. Investigators say it happened Sunday just before 11 p.m. at the Tumbleweeds at 746 Monroe Street. Officers say the bandit confronted a store employee at a back door, pulled out a gun and demanded the restaurant's money.  Police say he threatened employees. He is described as a heavy set white male about 5'9...

July 8, 2011 - 5:38pm
4 years 12 weeks ago

A Cambridge bank was robbed Friday morning, and several citizens helped chase down the suspect.

Cambridge Police Chief Richard Wayt says just after 9:30 a man walked into Advantage Bank at 1814 Wheeling Avenue, indicated he had a weapon, and demanded cash.

"There was a threat of a weapon used." said Chief Wayt. "But as og yet we haven't determined if there was actually a weapon used or not"

He says an undisclosed amount of money was taken, and the...

May 24, 2011 - 5:44pm
4 years 18 weeks ago

Charges have been filed against a McConnelsville man suspected in the armed robbery of the Citizen's National Bank in Duncan Falls.

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says 36 year-old, Robert L. Hill is facing charges of robbery, theft of between $5,000 and $100,00 and possession of criminal tools. Lutz said, deputies were able to recover Hills get-away vehicle on Monday afternoon, shortly after the robbery. In it deputies found two guns and the hat the suspect was wearing at...

April 23, 2010 - 4:51pm
5 years 23 weeks ago

What was reported as an armed robbery, is now being called hoax.

According to Detective Sargeant Ric Roush of the Zanesville Police Department the incident occurred on January 18 of this year.

"A Creno's pizza delivery driver reported that he had been the victim of an armed robbery, while delivering a pizza in the 1700 block of W. Main Street in Zanesville," said Roush.

Roush said there were certain things brought up in the investigation that were suspicious on...

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