The University of Akron is warning students about a robbery that occurred Tuesday night off campus in the 300 block of Sumner Street at the Edge Apartments.
Akron police said the incident unfolded like this: Three suspects entered the building and knocked on the door of an apartment with three people inside. When the people in the apartment opened the door, the suspects - one with a handgun -- forced their way inside.
The suspects ransacked the apartment and took cell phones, an XBox game, a wallet and cash before leaving.
No one was injured during the robbery, university officials said.
The first suspect was described as a black man in his 20s who is about 5-foot-10 and was wearing a green camouflage jacket with the face of a monster on the back. The second suspect was described as a black male wearing a gray-blue jumpsuit. The third subject was wearing a red hoodie with black shoes, but no further description was available.
Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to university police detectives at 330-972-2911. Confidential tips can be texted to 274637 (CRIMES ), and beginning the message with the keyword ZIPTIP.