August 20, 2014

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Holdup near mall investigated

ELYRIA – Police say a heavyset black man held a woman at gunpoint shortly after 10 p.m. Friday at an ATM near Midway Mall.

Sgt. Richard Ellis said the woman was making a deposit at National City Bank, 405 Midway Blvd., when the man approached carrying a small black handgun and took an undisclosed sum of money.

Several officers checked the area, but couldn`t find the robber. Ellis said police have a strong lead to follow. Police stayed at the drive-through while other customers were making deposits after the incident.