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Suspect Arrested After Threats Temporarily Close Northeast Ohio Goodwill Stores

11 Dec , 2021  

By 1812Blockhouse

Goodwill outlets in Richland County, as well as others in Summit, Portage, Medina, and Ashland Counties, were closed on Wednesday and Thursday of this week after an employee received a phone call threatening to “shoot up” a store, several news outlets and Goodwill social media shared.

The store in question is on 9th Street Southwest in Canton, while another location also received a threatening phone call.

The decision was made by Goodwill officials to close all area stores until the matter could be investigated and employee/patron safety could be assured. The store made the following statement:

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