Akron cab driver robbed at gunpoint

Akron cab driver robbed at gunpoint

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - Police are investigating after a cab driver is robbed at gunpoint around 3:00 p.m. Saturday.

It happened in the 1100 block of South Main Street in Akron.

The cab driver reported he had just washed his cab and was sitting in the parking lot when the suspect approached his driver's side window. The suspect pointed a gun at the driver and demanded his belongings and money. The driver gave the suspect his cell phone and an unreported amount of cash.

The suspect fled on foot in a southeast direction. He was wearing a gray zip up, hooded sweatshirt, possibly with a Nike emblem.

The cab driver was not injured.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Akron Police.

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