Friday, March 3, 2017

Youngstown security officer robbed at gunpoint

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio March 3 2017  A security officer that was guarding a building on N. Fruit Street was robbed at gunpoint.
According to a police report, officers were called about 9 p.m. Tuesday to 28 N. Fruit on reports of a robbery.
The victim told police he was sitting in his vehicle when a man walked up to him and asked him for change. The guard gave him some coins. The suspect came back a few minutes later and robbed the guard at gunpoint, demanding all his cash and cigarettes.
The suspect took off on foot with $27 and a pack of Newport cigarettes.
Police searched the area but didn’t find the suspect.

The guard was watching a building that was slated for demolition.

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