Akron police: Can you ID this illegal tire dumping suspect?

Akron illegal tire dumping suspect
Akron illegal tire dumping suspect(Source: Akron Police Department)
Published: Apr. 13, 2023 at 3:59 PM EDT
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AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) - Akron police are searching for an illegal tire dumping suspect, according to a release from the department.

Police said the suspect dropped off a rented truck that was used to illegally transport and dump tires at the U-Haul on E. Tallmadge Avenue on April 1.

Officials said the suspect may be homeless and living in the area.

An employee described the man as dirty and carrying a backpack, and police said he was wearing a red or orange stocking cap, blue jeans and dark shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call Akron police at 330-375-2568, their tip line at 330-375-2tip or the Summit County Crimestoppers at 330-434-2677.