Toledo man arrested in convenience store robberies


A Toledo man suspected of being a serial robber was arrested today.

Leroy Alcorn, 24, whose last known address is on Prouty Avenue, is charged with 13 counts of aggravated robbery with firearms specifications, four counts of kidnapping, and two counts of felonious assault. He was indicted by a Lucas County grand jury in June.

The circumstances of his arrest were not immediately known. Charges against the suspect were first filed in Toledo Municipal Court on June 19.

Alcorn‘s co-defendant‍, DaJuan Willingham, 25, of 438 Southgate Cir. Dr., is charged with 10 counts of aggravated robbery with firearms specifications, two counts of felonious assault, and three counts of kidnapping. Also charged with one count each of aggravated robbery and obstructing justice was Ieasha Bates, 23, of 434 Southgate Circle Dr.

Prosecutors say the charges stem from hold-ups May 5 at Stop & Go, 1806 Arlington Ave.; May 9 at Stop & Go, 1901 Broadway; May 16 and June 10 at Stop & Go, 1409 Western; May 19 at Stop & Go, 1256 Broadway; May 26 at E-Z Mart, 1226 East Broadway; May 30 at Airport Stop, 3326 Airport Hwy.; June 1 at Cigarette Outlet of Toledo, 2620 Airport Hwy.; June 6 at Saveway Market Red & White, 1936 Broadway, and June 7 at In & Out Mart, 2425 Key St.

In some instances, employees were detained and robbed.