Man beaten for $6 in Akron

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - A 20-year-old man recovering after being beaten for $6 in the city of Akron.

The victim was attacked in the 1400 block of Britain Road shortly after 8PM Wednesday.

Police tell 19 Action News the victim was approached by two thugs who punched him several times in the face before taking the victim's cash - a mere $6.

The victim had several lacerations to his head and was transported by paramedics to Akron General Medical Center for treatment.

The suspects are two white males, 24 - 27 years old, 5'11" - 6'01". One suspect was 185 pounds, with brown hair and a light beard. He was wearing a black shirt, blue jeans shorts or pants. The second suspect was 175 pounds, bald and unshaven.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Akron police at 330-375-2181.

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