University of Akron and city police arrested three men accused of robbing three other men at gunpoint Saturday night.

Demont S. Freeman, 18, of Massillon; Michael Terrell Graves, 20, of Canton; and Gavontye K. Lott, 20, of Akron, are being held on aggravated robbery charges at the Summit County Jail.

Police accuse the men of using a gun to rob three men who were walking on Sumner Street about 10 p.m. Saturday. The victims were knocked to the ground while the robbers rifled through the victimís pockets. They took cell phones, wallets and cash before fleeing.

Officers in the area saw the three suspects and arrested them following a brief chase.