November 21, 2014

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Update: Police searching for suspect in Elyria armed robbery

ELYRIA  — No one was hurt in an armed robbery at Nooks, 226 Middle Ave., around 2:10 p.m. today.

Updated Oct. 10 at 8  p.m.: Police arrest Nooks armed robbery suspect hours later


The Chronicle-Telegram/Evan Goodenow

A witness said he saw the robber come out of the store and run east on Sedaris Lane. The witness described the robber as a black or Latino man in his 20s, about 5’10, and about 170 pounds. The witness said the man was wearing a white shirt and jeans. Authorities said the suspect had a silver handgun. Police radio communications said he was wearing a tan coat and wore a red bandanna during the heist.

Nooks, a wireless and cellphone store, is located across from Elyria High School, where dismissal was delayed for about five minutes. A police dog from the Lorain County Sheriff’s Office was summoned to track the suspect, who remained at large as of 2:45 p.m.

  • NR2004

    i must have read a different story. the one i read noted that the witness stated he was black or hispanic.

  • SMH

    It just says that witnesses described the robber as a black or latino man. That isn’t insinuating.

  • Joe

    Chronicle insinuating that a Human did this? Outrageous.

    • Jeff