Police say suspects are between 13-15 years old in robbery attempt, shooting

11:10 AM, Oct 21, 2013   |    comments
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AKRON -- Police are seeking two unidentified teens after a 32-year-old man was shot during a robbery attempt Sunday night.

The victim told police he was approached by two males round 9:30 p.m. as he was walking near the intersection of East South Street and Allyn Street.

According to police, the teen suspects were armed with handguns and demanded money from the victim.

When the man stated he didn't have any money, one suspect reportedly shot him in the leg.

The suspects, estimated to be between 13-15 years old, then fled on foot.

The victim was taken to Akron City Hospital where authorities say his injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.

Anybody with information is asked to contact the Akron Police Department.


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