Akron: Woman, 67, robbed at gunpoint while getting mail

11:15 AM, Mar 11, 2013   |    comments
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AKRON -- Police say a 67-year-old woman was robbed at gunpoint Saturday afternoon as she was getting her mail.

According to Akron Police, it was around 2:30 p.m. when the woman was at her mailbox in the 900 block of Rocky Brook Drive when the suspect approached, pointed a gun at her and demanded her purse.

When the victim hesitated, police say the suspect shoved her to the ground and grabbed her purse before running away.

The woman was not injured.

Police estimate the suspect, who had his face covered with a gray scarf, is 16 years old.

Anybody with information is asked to contact police.


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