Police Department records
An Akron man, 36, was charged with theft July 19 after he allegedly took seven Ralph Lauren shirts, total value $297, from Dillard's at Summit Mall. Authorities said he tried to conceal the shirts in a bag, but was apprehended after a short chase.
Two men with T-shirts pulled over their heads robbed a Circle K on July 24. They took all the money from registers and a file cabinet. The robbers tried to open an ATM but were unsuccessful. A crowbar used during the robbery was placed in evidence along with the store's video surveillance.
A Barberton woman, 47, told police July 19 that someone stole her wallet after she left it at the Journeys store in Summit Mall. The thief used her card to buy two pairs of sunglasses from Sunglass Hut worth $381 and an iPod Touch 8G worth $212.