The U.S. Marshals are offering $10,000 for information that helps police identify a suspect that assaulted and then attempted to shoot a Parole Officer.
Right before 6pm, Thursday, the officer was in the stairwell of the Spring Hill Apartments on Rentar Lane In Akron where the officer was attacked.
The suspect pointed a gun at the officer after "bumping" into him, the officer then grabbed the gun as the suspect pulled the trigger.
After a click and NO gunfire the suspect fled. After a sweep of the entire apartment building by the SWAT team, the suspect was not found.
The suspect is a stocky black male 5'05- 5'08, corn row style hair, wearing a black tank top and pants.
The U.S. Marshals Office Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force is offering a reward of up to $10,000.00 for information that helps police identify a male that assaulted then attempted to shoot an Adult Parole Officer.
Shortly before 6:00pm last night, the officer was attacked while in the stairwell of 1180 Rentar Lane at the Spring Hill Apartments. The officer had just finished speaking with a resident on the fifth floor, when he was confronted by a male in the north stairwell. The male suspect bumped into the officer as the officer was leaving.
The suspect then pulled out a handgun and pointed it at the officer. The officer immediately grabbed onto the gun as the suspect pulled the trigger. The gun clicked; however, did not fire. The suspect pulled the gun away then fled down the stairwell.
The SWAT team responded to the apartment complex and did a slow and methodical search of the entire six floor apartment building. The suspect was not found.
The suspect is a black male, stocky, 5’05” -5’08”, corn row style hair, wearing a black tank top shirt and black pants.