An intruder broke inside the home of a 97-year-old Akron man, held him down and stole his wallet containing about $200.


Police have not identified the suspect. No description was listed in the incident report.


The man was not injured.


He was inside his Selden Avenue home about 3:30 p.m. Monday when the intruder kicked in a basement door and confronted the man. He was held down on the floor and robbed of his wallet and credit cards. The culprit then fled.


The victim called his son, 63, who contacted police. The son declined to comment when reached Tuesday afternoon.


Anyone with information is asked to call Akron police at 330-375-2490. Anonymous tips may be left at http://akronohio.gov/asp/tip.html.