Elderly woman robbed in her own driveway

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - Akron Police are investigating the robbery of an 82-year-old woman in her own driveway.

According to police, the woman was robbed Wednesday evening around 8:30 p.m. in her Englewood Avenue driveway.

The victim reported she had just gotten out of her car when the suspect approached her, said she had a gun and demanded the victim's purse. The victim refused and gave the suspect $30.00 from her purse and the suspect fled.

The suspect is a black female 32 - 40 years old, 5'05" - 5'06", 190 - 210 lbs. She had medium length black hair, pulled back, and wearing a dark coat and black hat.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Akron Police Department at 330.375.2181.