Police say someone robbed a food truck and assaulted a worker Friday while the truck was parked in the 1400 block of Copley Road in West Akron.

Employees told Akron police that around 11:30 p.m., the suspect, who was armed with a handgun, entered the food truck and demanded that employees get down on the floor. The intruder hit an employee with the gun and took an unreported amount of cash.

The suspect, a male, fled in an unknown direction.

The employee refused medical attention, police said.

Police have asked anyone with information about the incident to call Akron detectives at 330-375-2490; or 330-375-2TIP, or the Summit County Crimestoppers Inc. at 330-434-COPS. People also can text tips to 274637 (CRIMES). Callers can remain anonymous.