Stories tagged with: Robbery

November 11, 2013 - 8:58pm
2 years 36 weeks ago

An elderly woman in Athens County is able to fend off an intruder who broke into her home in an attempt to rob her.

According to Athens County Sheriff Patrick Kelly around noon Monday deputies responded to an active robbery call at a Bessemer Road residence. 83-year-old, Rozella Brown said she heard her doorbell ring but did not answer or see who was at the door. A short time later Brown noticed a figure crawling across her kitchen floor moving towards her bedroom. Brown approached and...

November 3, 2013 - 2:34pm
2 years 37 weeks ago

Licking County Sheriff's Department is looking for two gunmen who robbed a local gas station Sunday morning.

At approximately 3 a.m.,  Licking County Deputies received reports of a robbery at a Duke gas station located at 10202 Hazelton Etna Road.

Two men approached the clerk demanding money with weapons in hands. After receiving money the two suspects fled the scene.

The first suspect is described as a white male, about 5 feet 6 inches to...

July 18, 2013 - 4:23am
3 years 1 week ago

The Athens County Sheriff's Office searches for a suspect in a Wednesday night robbery.

Sheriff Patrick Kelly said the robber was believed to be in the Foodland Grocery Store on the Plains around closing time on July 16 and told employees he lost his cell phone. He returned on the July 17 around 10 p.m. and asked employees if he could look in the back of the store for his phone.

The store closed at 10 p.m. The man returned to the front of the store, pulled a handgun and told...

March 14, 2013 - 10:36pm
3 years 19 weeks ago

A robbery happened at the National Road Pump and Pantry on Greenwood Ave. Wednesday around 9 p.m. Deputies say the suspect entered the drive-thru on foot and confronted two female employees and then fled on foot. A K-9 unit tracked the suspect through a cemetery to Eastman St. towards Fox Ave. before losing the trail.

Sheriff Lutz says there was a red truck in the drive-thru at the time of the robbery. Details on what was taken are not being released at this time. The sheriff's...

March 14, 2013 - 8:55am
3 years 19 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a robbery at the National Road Pump & Pantry on Greenwood Avenue. Sheriff Matt Lutz says it happened Wednesday evening around 9:00. Lutz says he is not releasing what type of weapon was used until the incident is investigated further. No injuries were reported.

February 6, 2013 - 11:19am
3 years 24 weeks ago

Zanesville Police are investigating a robbery Tuesday evening.  Detective Sergeant Harry Taylor says at 7 p.m. that Gyros and Kabobs restaurant at 1835 Maple Avenue was robbed.  Detective Taylor says a tall, thin white male entered the business and demanded money from a store employee.  No weapon was shown.  The suspect then fled on foot.  He was last seen wearing a grey hooded windbreaker, dark jeans with a tie dyed bandanna around his face.  Anyone with...

January 24, 2013 - 10:48am
3 years 26 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department is investigating an early morning robbery.

It happened at the Speedway on Blue Avenue.

Detective Sgt. Harry Taylor says a suspect entered the business and demanded money from the cashier.

He says no weapon was shown.

Detective Taylor says the suspect fled the store in a mid- size red two door sedan.

The suspect is described as a white male with a mustache, between 25 and 35-years-old, medium height and thin build.

The case...

December 31, 2012 - 5:46am
3 years 29 weeks ago

.The Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Sunday evening robbery.  Captain Jeff LeCocq says it happened at 6:45 at the Murphy USA gas station at 2856 Maysville Pike.  LeCocq says a white male wearing a hoodie with cloth on his face walked into the business and demanded money.  The clerk says no handgun was seen but it appeared the suspect had a weapon.  LeCocq says the bandit fled on foot.  No vehicle was used in the incident.  Sheriff...

September 26, 2012 - 6:22am
3 years 43 weeks ago

The Perry County Sheriff's Office investigates a Tuesday night robbery.

Authorities said just before 9:30p.m. they received a call from Wohrle's Carry Out in Shawnee. The clerk told deputies that a male subject wearing a grey jacket with a black strip across the front and down the sleeves along with a black mask opened the door and grabbed the cash register off the counter and ran out the door with the register.

The clerk said the suspect didn't say anything and did not show a...

August 12, 2012 - 3:53pm
3 years 49 weeks ago

Police are looking for a suspect in an unarmed robbery in Zanesville.

It happened around 1:30 a.m. on Saturday at the BP gas station near the corner of Maple Avenue and Brandywine Boulevard.

According to the Zanesville Police Department, a man robbed the convenience store of an undisclosed amount of cash.  No one was injured during the robbery.

Police said the suspect is described as a white male, 5' 9'', 160 lbs, wearing grey sweatpants, a white shirt and a blue hat...

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