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Akron police arrest man who tried to rob a CVS

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Douglas Lloyd-Joseph Brown (Source: Akron Police) Douglas Lloyd-Joseph Brown (Source: Akron Police)
AKRON, OH (WOIO) -

A 46-year-old man is now in police custody, after allegedly trying to rob the CVS store at 590 East Market Street.

It happened around 9:00 a.m. Tuesday.

Akron Police say Douglas Lloyd-Joseph Brown went to the checkout counter, told the clerk it was a robbery and demanded money.

The clerk hesitated and Brown fled the store without getting anything.

Responding officers were given the suspect's description and he was spotted outside a gas station in the 900 block of East Exchange Street.

He was arrested without incident.

Brown was charged with robbery and is now at the Summit County Jail.

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