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Police arrest Akron robbery suspect featured on video

Beacon Journal staff report

Akron police have arrested a man wanted for mugging a man at gunpoint last month.

Marcus Blue, 37, was being held in the Summit County Jail.

Police last week released surveillance video and the public identified Blue as one of the two suspects depicted in a surveillance video taken Jan. 31 shortly after a man was robbed at gunpoint on LaFollette Street.

On Thursday, police asked the public’s help to located Blue. His arrest was announced Friday.

The second suspect has not been identified.

Police say they obtained the video from outside the Circle K gas station at 940 S. Arlington St., where the suspects used a credit card belonging to the victim.


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