Akron police were investigating a robbery Tuesday morning inside a discount store.
Police say a man armed with a gun went inside the Dollar General, 266 E. South St., about 9 a.m. and confronted a clerk.
The woman fled after the robber demanded money. It is unclear if the robber took any money before fleeing. Police were canvassing the area and using police dogs to search for the robber.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Akron police at 330-375-2490.
Information may also be provided anonymously by calling Summit County Crimestoppers at 330-434-COPS(2677) or by texting TIPSCO plus the tip to 274637. Tipsters may qualify for a cash reward.