Police investigating pair of robberies of Stark County businesses


2406456b 2 1
2406456b 2 1
  • screen shot 2023 10 25 at 4.28.31 pm
  • screenshot 2024 02 07 at 5.11.09 pm
  • july jmn
  • lifecare rotator ad
  • Kishman's
  • Crowl Interiors in Malvern, Ohio
  • Daystar Malvern
  • slam dunk
  • Daystar North Canton

The Canton Police Department is reaching out to the community for help in identifying the suspect(s) involved in the recent robberies of two Canton businesses on Tuesday, June 18.

Described as a black male between 30-40 years old and standing approximately 5’3” – 5’5” tall, the suspect’s face was obscured during both incidents, but distinctive clothing details have been released.

During the first robbery, the suspect was seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt featuring a “Hulk” cartoon on the back, a black face mask, gray sweatpants, and white Nike tennis shoes. In the second robbery, the suspect donned a gray Cleveland baseball hat, white face mask, gray/white striped hoodie, gray shorts, and yellow/black tennis shoes.

The suspect carried a black bookbag with reflective, silver-patterned straps and brandished a black handgun in both instances.

Authorities urge anyone with information on these crimes to reach out to the Canton Police Detective Bureau at (330) 489-3144 or the Canton Communications Center at (330) 649-5800. Anonymous tips can also be submitted via Tip411 or Stark County Crime Stoppers. For those interested in providing tips through Tip411, visit www.cantonohio.gov/police to sign up.

Investigations are ongoing.