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Man arrested in violent Akron bar robbery

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Eric D. Jones (Source: Akron Police) Eric D. Jones (Source: Akron Police)
AKRON, OH (WOIO) -

A Coventry Township man has been arrested in an Akron bar robbery.

The robbery happened shortly before 10 p.m. on June 11 at Glen's Bar on East Glenwood Avenue.

According to police, Eric D. Jones entered through the back door, walked behind the bar and placed a gun to the bartender's head before demanding cash from the register.

The bartender opened the cash register and Jones took about $2,500 in cash before fleeing out the back door.

Jones is now charged with aggravated robbery.

Detectives are following up on a possible second suspect involved in the robbery. No charges have been filed on the second suspect at this time.

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