AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) - Police are looking for the suspect who assaulted and robbed a 32-year-old woman on the Towpath Trail.
According to Akron police, the Cuyahoga Falls woman was under West Market Street around 10 p.m. Saturday when an unknown man hit her in the face with an unknown object and grabbed her Nike satchel bag.
The bag contained her engagement ring, an iPod, Air pods, identification cards and a can of cat food.
Paramedics treated here for minor injuries.
Police said the suspect is a white man, 40-50 years old, with a gray hair and a goatee.
He was wearing a black zip up hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans at the time of the assault.
Murray Simmons was on the towpath trail Monday night getting ready for a bike ride, he was surprised to hear of the assault, but feels safe riding the towpath trail.
“You’re going to have stuff happen, I don’t think that happens much at all,” Simmons said. “It’s pretty safe, I’ve never had any problem and I’ve been up and down the path both ways.”
Anyone with information is asked to call Akron Police detectives at 330-375-2490 or the Summit County Crimestoppers Inc. at 330-434-COPS.