Police probe pizza shop, convenience store robberies


A South Toledo pizza shop was robbed just after midnight today.

A man went into Vito's Pizza, 4317 Heatherdowns Blvd.,at 12:04 a.m. and motioned for an employee to approach the counter. As she did, he pointed a silver handgun at her; the woman handed the man an undisclosed amount of cash and he fled, according to a police report.

The suspect was described by police only as a white male who is about 6 feet tall. He was last seen wearing a black hat with red lettering.

On Tuesday morning a South Avenue convenience store was robbed, police report.

Two men — one armed with a gun — went into Stop & Go, 740 South, and demanded cash. The suspects went behind the counter and into the store office to take cash from an unlocked safe.

No suspect description was available.

Police ask that anyone with information about either armed robbery call Crime Stoppers at 419-255-1111.