A man wanted in connection with a robbery in a high school parking lot has been arrested.
Officers from the Akron Police Department and the U.S. Marshals Office Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested 32-year-old Joseph Barnhart for allegedly robbing two Hoban High School students last Thursday night while they sat in a car in the school parking lot.
The students said Barnhart approached the car with a bag in his hand, and told them he had a gun. He then ordered the teens to drive him to a drive-thru on South Arlington St where he robbed one of them for $26.00. He then took off from the drive-thru on foot. They then called police
Barnhart was identified and warrants were signed after he was taken into custody around noon today without incident at his job over on Johnston Street.
Barnhart was charged with Aggravated Robbery and booked into the Summit County Jail.