Beacon Journal staff report
University of Akron police are asking for information to help solve an off-campus robbery reported at 2:10 p.m. Tuesday near the intersection of Carroll and Beaver streets, east of Route 8.
UA police said two suspects approached a man and asked to use a cellphone. The robbers then took the phone and fled.
No weapon was shown.
The first suspect is described as a thin, black male with short hair in his early 20s. He stood 5 feet, 8 inches tall and weighed about 130 pounds. He was wearing a black hoodie and black jeans.
The second suspect is described as a black male, also in his early 20s. He is 6 feet, 1 inch tall and weighs between 170 and 180 pounds. He was wearing dark blue pants, a red hoodie, red hat and black and red Air Jordan shoes.
Both suspects were described as wearing baggy clothes.
Anyone with information is asked to call UA police at 330-972-2911.