NORTH CANTON POLICE ASK FOR HELP FINDING PIZZA HOLDUP THIEVES
On December 29, 2016 at 8:06pm, a Donato’s pizza delivery driver from N. Main St was held up at gun point in the 1400 block of School Ave NE, N. Canton OH. 44720. The suspect was a black male in his 20’s approximately 5’9” slim build wearing a grey hoodie and dark sweat pants. The suspect showed a silver handgun and ordered the delivery driver to turn over his cell phone, wallet, and pizza delivery bag containing an undisclosed amount of cash and receipts. The delivery driver was then ordered to get back into his vehicle and leave the scene. The delivery driver returned to the pizza shop and called 911 for help. The driver was not injured. The suspect left the area by unknown means.
On December 29, 2016 at 10:22pm, a second armed robbery occurred in the 700 block of Church St SW, N. Canton OH 44720. A Papa John’s pizza delivery driver from N. Main St. was held up at gunpoint by two unknown suspects after delivering a pizza to a resident. Both suspects were armed with dark handguns. One suspect was described as a black male with a tan hoodie. The second suspect was of unknown race with a dark color hoodie.
The suspects demanded an undetermined amount of cash from the delivery driver and then fled on foot westbound from the area. A search of the area was completed by a canine unit. It is believed that the suspects had a vehicle in the surrounding area to aid their escape. No description of any possible vehicle was given. There were no injuries reported.
If anyone has any information that could assist the N. Canton Police Department with either case, please call (330) 499-5911.