Two young women robbed at gunpoint in Akron

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - In Akron, two 20-year-old women robbed at gunpoint. It happened shortly before 1pm Tuesday in the 100 block of Hollinger Street.

Police say one woman was getting into her car, when a man approached her armed with a handgun. She screamed when she saw the gun and said she didn't have any money.

The suspect forced her back into her house. The victim's roommate, another 20-year-old woman, heard the scream from her roommate and came running. The suspect followed the victims upstairs, where they gave him $200.

The suspect then fled through the back yard.

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

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