Two suspects rob man at gunpoint, leads to police chase - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.

Akron police chase ends with two arrests

Dierre T. Payne Dierre T. Payne
AKRON, OH (WOIO) -

Akron police arrested two suspects after a robbery that lead to a police chase on Wednesday night.

Around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, a 27 year old male was robbed at gunpoint of his cell phone, wallet, $4.00 in cash and a cigar while walking at the intersection of Rankin Street and Brown Street.

The suspects were observed getting into silver, 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe. The suspects led officers from the University of Akron and the Akron Police Department on a high speed chase. The chase lasted a couple of minutes, when the passenger was observed bailing out of the moving vehicle on Vernon Odom Boulevard and Fern Street.

The driver continued on until he wrecked the SUV into a house at 695 Fern Street. Both suspects were apprehended following a brief foot chase.

Officers arrested Dierre Thomas Payne, 18, of Cleveland Street in Akron, and a 16-year-old boy, of Garfield Street in Akron.

Payne was charged with robbery, receiving stolen property (auto) and failure to comply with police orders and was booked into the Summit County Jail.

The teenager was charged with robbery and placed in the custody of the Summit County Juvenile Detention Center.

The Chevy Tahoe was reported stolen. Officers also recovered an airsoft pistol, used in the robbery, in the vehicle.

Copyright 2012 WOIO. All rights reserve

  • NewsMore>>

  • 4 dead in Waffle House shooting in Tennessee; suspect sought

    4 dead in Waffle House shooting in Tennessee; suspect sought

    Sunday, April 22 2018 8:34 AM EDT2018-04-22 12:34:45 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 8:19 PM EDT2018-04-23 00:19:19 GMT
    A customer at the restaurant took the gun from the suspect, who then took off his coat and fled the area. (Source: CNN)A customer at the restaurant took the gun from the suspect, who then took off his coat and fled the area. (Source: CNN)
    Police in Tennessee say three people were killed and four were injured in a shooting at a Waffle House restaurant early Sunday. (Source: CNN)Police in Tennessee say three people were killed and four were injured in a shooting at a Waffle House restaurant early Sunday. (Source: CNN)

    A customer at the restaurant took the gun from the suspect, who then took off his coat and fled the area. 

    More >>

    A customer at the restaurant took the gun from the suspect, who then took off his coat and fled the area. 

    More >>
  • Man killed in random knife attack at California steakhouse

    Man killed in random knife attack at California steakhouse

    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:44 AM EDT2018-04-21 09:44:08 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 8:18 PM EDT2018-04-23 00:18:33 GMT
    (Ventura County District Attorney's Office via AP). This undated photo provided by the Ventura County District Attorney's Office shows Jamal Jackson. The homeless man has been charged with murder in a random stabbing attack in which a man was killed wh...(Ventura County District Attorney's Office via AP). This undated photo provided by the Ventura County District Attorney's Office shows Jamal Jackson. The homeless man has been charged with murder in a random stabbing attack in which a man was killed wh...

    A homeless man has been charged with murder in the death of a California father who was stabbed in the neck as his 5-year-old daughter sat in his lap in a crowded beachside steakhouse.

    More >>

    A homeless man has been charged with murder in the death of a California father who was stabbed in the neck as his 5-year-old daughter sat in his lap in a crowded beachside steakhouse.

    More >>
  • Syracuse fraternity permanently expelled over racist video

    Syracuse fraternity permanently expelled over racist video

    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-04-21 21:46:07 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 8:18 PM EDT2018-04-23 00:18:20 GMT
    Syracuse University permanently expels fraternity for "extremely racist" video. (Source: WSYR/CNN)Syracuse University permanently expels fraternity for "extremely racist" video. (Source: WSYR/CNN)

    Syracuse University has permanently expelled a fraternity over an offensive video that fraternity members say was intended as satire.

    More >>

    Syracuse University has permanently expelled a fraternity over an offensive video that fraternity members say was intended as satire.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly