Police used a loudspeaker to hail the suspect until around 4:45 p.m. when police entered the apartment but did not find the suspect there.
"The suspect was described by police as a black man, about 5'8" tall, with a thin build.
The clerk was the only person in the store at the time of the robbery and no injuries were reported.
A 16-year-old Willowick resident has admitted to two armed robberies in the city, Willowick Police Chief Brian Turner said.
During that investigation on Landry Street, a second complaint was received by officers in the 200 Block of E. Bloch Street. Both were charged with armed robbery. Police say that upon viewing surveillance and taking in witness statements, they found that the suspect was the same as the one identified in the previous robbery.
Police are still searching for a third suspect, the press release says. Troopers searched the area for the suspects, but were unable to locate them. Curtez Woods is believed to be the second suspect in these crimes and is now at large. The suspects pulled the 73-year-old victim to the ground and robbed him at gunpoint.
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