Man robbed at gunpoint inside car in Youngstown

The man said the suspect asked him for a light before pulling a gun

Armed Robbery, Shooting Generic

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Youngstown police are investigating after a worker told officers he was robbed of deposits from two restaurants.

According to a police report, the 41-year-old worker told police he was in downtown Youngstown about 1 p.m. Tuesday to make a deposit at Huntington Bank. The man had cash deposits from Hot Head Burrito and Subway.

The man said he was circling around to find a place to park when a man walked up to the car as he was stopped at the corner of Hazel and Federal streets and asked for a light. As the man turned to grab his lighter, he said the suspect pulled out a gun and told him to hand over the Huntington money bag.

The suspect walked away, and the man drove to Subway and called police.

The deposit bag contained approximately $2,550.


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