Police searching for armed robbery suspect - Cincinnati News, FOX19-WXIX TV

Police searching for armed robbery suspect

Travis Welch Travis Welch

SYLVANIA, OH (Toledo News Now) – Authorities are searching for Travis Welch, who is allegedly responsible for two armed robberies in Sylvania.

According to police, Welch went to the KFC on Alexis Road December 22, where he flashed a weapon, assaulted a manager, and forced him to open a safe.

On Sunday, January 13, Welch allegedly robbed a woman who was giving him a ride home. He reportedly pulled a gun out and pointed it at her head as he demanded money.

"We believe he's still in the area," said Captain Rick Schnoor of the Sylvania Police. "He has close ties to the greater Toledo area, and we're confident we can have him in custody very soon."

And Welch's family hopes he will come forward so they know he is safe.

"We're all worried about you," said Ora Welch, with her message to her nephew. "You made a mistake. We'll go through this together. Just come home, baby."

Welch is 30 years old, 245 pounds, 6-foot-1-inch tall and has brown eyes. He is considered to be armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call the Northwest Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 866-4WANTED.

Copyright 2013 Toledo News Now. All rights reserved.

  • FOX19 HeadlinesMore>>

  • Indictment of Missouri governor could have political ripples

    Indictment of Missouri governor could have political ripples

    Saturday, February 24 2018 9:15 AM EST2018-02-24 14:15:50 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 11:01 AM EST2018-02-24 16:01:19 GMT
    It didn't take long after Greitens was indicted for alleged invasion of privacy for Missouri Democrats to tie him to Attorney General Josh Hawley. (Source: AP Photos)It didn't take long after Greitens was indicted for alleged invasion of privacy for Missouri Democrats to tie him to Attorney General Josh Hawley. (Source: AP Photos)

    The indictment of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on felony invasion of privacy charges could have political implications beyond his office.

    Full Story >

    The indictment of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on felony invasion of privacy charges could have political implications beyond his office.

    Full Story >
  • Trump talks new gun measures, gun owners talk 'betrayal'

    Trump talks new gun measures, gun owners talk 'betrayal'

    Saturday, February 24 2018 1:15 AM EST2018-02-24 06:15:31 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:58 AM EST2018-02-24 15:58:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this Feb. 22, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with state and local officials to discuss school safety in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. Trump could face a backlash from gun rig...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this Feb. 22, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with state and local officials to discuss school safety in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. Trump could face a backlash from gun rig...
    President Donald Trump could face a backlash from gun rights advocates by voicing support for gun control measures.Full Story >
    President Donald Trump could face a backlash from gun rights advocates by voicing support for gun control measures.Full Story >
  • Latest Mueller indictment spells trouble for bankers, too

    Latest Mueller indictment spells trouble for bankers, too

    Saturday, February 24 2018 1:05 AM EST2018-02-24 06:05:06 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:58 AM EST2018-02-24 15:58:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort arrives at federal court in Washington. Recently unsealed criminal charges against President Donald Trump’s ex-campaign chairman could ...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort arrives at federal court in Washington. Recently unsealed criminal charges against President Donald Trump’s ex-campaign chairman could ...
    Recently filed federal charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman could also pose legal and regulatory risks for the banks that loaned him millions.Full Story >
    Recently filed federal charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman could also pose legal and regulatory risks for the banks that loaned him millions.Full Story >
Powered by Frankly