Akron police said a man walked into a FirstMerit Bank on Monday afternoon and fired a shot into the wall and then demanded money from a teller.

Police said the robbery unfolded at the FirstMerit Bank, 1675 Merriman Road, around 3:30 p.m.

Witnesses and bank employees said the man, armed with a black pistol, wore a black ski mask, black boots, a bright yellow rain suit and a yellow reflective vest with the word “visitor” on the back.

Police described him as a black man, between 5-foot-8 and 5-foot-10, with a medium build and a deep voice.

He fled the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Akron Police Department at 330-375-2490 or the Akron office of the FBI at 330-535-6156.