AKRON, Ohio (AP) – Police say they identified a woman who robbed a northeast Ohio video store because she first gave a clerk her real phone number.
Akron police issued a warrant for aggravated robbery after tracing the phone number to the 41-year-old woman.
A store employee says the woman walked into the store on Tuesday afternoon and shopped for a DVD. She then approached the checkout counter and gave her number to the employee to look up her account.
The employee says the woman put a note on the counter stating she had a gun. Reports show she demanded money with her hand inside her sweatshirt as if she had a weapon.
Reports say the employee gave the woman an undisclosed amount of money, and she fled the store.
No one was hurt.
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