Akron police are looking for a knife-wielding man who robbed a woman selling magazines door to door.

The 19-year-old woman called police about 7 p.m. Tuesday to report that she was robbed in the area of Seminola Avenue and Hillside Terrace.

According to police, the man approached her and asked to use her cellphone, then asked for the time.

When the victim told the man she did not have a cellphone he showed her the blade of a knife and demanded her wallet.

The robber grabbed the woman’s work folder and fled with $27, a check for $32, receipts and her work identification.

The robber is described as a white man, about 20 years old, 5 feet, 9 inches tall, weighing 150 pounds with blond or strawberry blond hair, brown eyes and a goatee. He wore a dark blue hooded sweatshirt with white letters and blue jeans.