Police arrest one robbery suspect

Suzi Starheim

Investigators still seek public help

Photo courtesy of Kent City Police Department

Credit: DKS Editors

University police have made an arrest today in connection with the three recent robberies that occurred on and off campus.

Police arrested 23-year-old Benjamin J. Clevidence of Loudonville, Ohio, on charges of robbery and complicity to aggravated robbery.

In the recently released photo, Clevidence was the person wearing the light blue shirt and dark hat with the letter “P” on the front.

University and Kent City police are still asking for assistance in identifying the other two subjects in the photo.

The victims in the two Sunday robberies were not injured. But the victim in the Monday night robbery had minor injuries, said Dean Tondiglia, associate director of public safety.

Anyone with information about the individuals in the photo is asked to contact the Kent State University Police at 330-672-3070 or Kent City Police at 330-673-7732. Information can also be provided by using Threat Line, an anonymous reporting system provided by Kent State. The phone line and Web site are available any time of the day or night at 330-672-SAFE (7233) or www.kent.edu/threatline.

Contact safety reporter Suzi

Starheim at [email protected].