Girard Police arrest assault suspect

Police searching for assault suspect in Austintown and Girard, Ohio

GIRARD, Ohio (WYTV) – Girard Police have arrested a Struthers man who they suspect of an assault.

Police charged Ricco Acevedo, 37, with aggravated robbery, aggravated burglary and felonious assault. After his arrest, Girard officers took him to Trumbull Memorial Hospital, then to the Trumbull County Jail, according to a police dispatcher.

Police began a search for Acevedo early Thursday morning and reported finding the man’s car but no sign of the man himself.

Police initially said that Acevedo was carrying a gun and may have attacked at least two people in Girard and Austintown.

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