Clerk locks himself in freezer during robbery

Aaron Deutsch (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)
Aaron Deutsch (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)

DEER PARK, OH (FOX19) - A clerk locked himself in a freezer during a robbery Tuesday morning in Deer Park.

It happened just after midnight at the Dairy Mart on Plainfield Road.

Police say the suspect brandished a knife and demanded money. He then chased the clerk from behind the counter, and the clerk ran and locked himself in the freezer. The suspect ran out of the front door without any money.

Officers searched the area and located the suspect in the 7800 block of Plainfield Road a short time later.

The suspect, identified as Aaron Deutsch, 24, has been charged with one count of aggravated robbery. Deutsch was in court on Wednesday and is being held on a $25,000 bond.

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