Man robbed of $12, cigarettes and cell phone during Akron attack

11:11 AM, Oct 21, 2013   |    comments
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AKRON -- A 21-year-old man was attacked while walking home around 11 p.m. Sunday on Lovers Lane at Inman Street.

Police say two males approached the victim from behind, punched him in the face and rummaged through his pockets when he was down on the ground.

The suspects ultimately fled with $12 in cash, cigarettes and the victim's cell phone.

Police say one of the two suspects was armed with a handgun, which he allegedly held to the victim's head during the robbery.

The victim took himself 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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