The owner of an Akron barber shop was robbed at gunpoint shortly after opening Tuesday morning, police said.
The 43-year-old owner of All City Barbershop. 286 Pioneer St., told police he had just opened the store about 10 a.m., when a customer came inside and began a conversation.
The customer then drew a handgun and demanded money, police said. The barber surrendered $300 and his cellphone before the robber fled.
Police say the robber is a black male, about 6 feet tall and weighing about 170 pounds. He had a small goatee and was dressed in a hooded sweatshirt and dark pants.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Akron police at 330-375-2490. Anonymous tips for this or any crime may be left at http://ci.akron.oh.us/ASP/tip.html.
Information may also be provided anonymously by calling Summit County Crimestoppers at 330-434-COPS(2677). Tipsters may qualify for a cash reward.