Suspect wanted in Akron home invasion

Suspect wanted in Akron home invasion

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - are looking for a suspect after two elderly residents were victims of a home invasion on Wednesday night in the 2100 block of Kelty Court.

Around 8:30 p.m., police say the couple heard a knock at the door. When they answered, a male forced his way into the home. 

Armed with a knife, the male demanded money and jewelry from the victims. The suspect unplugged the victim's phone and then started rooting around the home. For some unknown reason, police say the suspect became spooked and fled the house without taking anything.

According to police, the suspect is a black male, between 25 to 30 years old, standing between 5'7" to 5'10", weighing between 150 to 170 lbs., wearing a green and yellow knit hat, black coat and blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Akron Police Department Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490.

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