Akron woman robbed at gunpoint while walking home

Akron woman robbed at gunpoint while walking home

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - Police say a 49-year-old woman was robbed at gunpoint while walking home around 2:00 p.m. Friday.

Akron Police say the victim was walking in the 400 block of Sumner Street, when a gold minivan stopped and the passenger approached her on foot.

The suspect pointed a gun at the victim and demanded her purse. The victim gave the suspect her purse and he got back into the gold minivan and fled.

The victim ran to a nearby house and asked them to call the police.

The victim's purse contained over $600.00 in cash, a cell phone, a checkbook and miscellaneous identification cards.

The suspect(s) are two black males. The first suspect is 5'10" - 5'11", 150 lbs., and was wearing an Oklahoma City Thunder baseball hat, a black t-shirt and khaki colored shorts.

The second suspect is 5'05" - 5'08", 190 lbs., and was wearing all black clothing and had multiple tattoos on his face and arms.

The suspects vehicle was possibly a gold, Plymouth Voyager.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Akron Police.

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