Akron driver robbed while stopped in traffic

Akron driver robbed while stopped in traffic
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AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) - Police said a 39-year-old man was robbed while stopped at a traffic light Sunday afternoon.

The victim told Akron officers he was in the area of South Arlington and Johnston streets at 1:31 p.m., when the suspect opened his car door and jumped inside.

Police said the suspect pointed a gun at the victim and demanded cash.

After getting the money, the suspect got out of the car and fled on foot.

The suspect is only described as a white male between the ages of 40 and 50.

The driver was not injured.

If you have any information, please call Akron police.

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