University of Akron Police are seeking the publicís help to locate a pair of men who allegedly assaulted and attempted to rob a man just south of campus on Wednesday night.
The incident happened at about 8:40 p.m. in the 400 block of Sumner Street. A man reported a small, white SUV approached him and two unarmed men exited the vehicle. They tried to rob him before driving away south on Sumner.
The man was treated by paramedics on scene and released. The assailants took nothing from him.
Police say the attackers are two black men. One is in his early 20s with a thin build, wearing a blue baseball cap and a white T-shirt. The other is about 5-foot-8 with a medium build, wearing a gray hoodie and a white baseball cap.
Anyone with information is asked to call university police at 330-972-2911.