A 68-year-old man reported that he was robbed at gunpoint at 9:45 p.m. Wednesday while walking in the 500 block of West Exchange Street in Akron's West Hill neighborhood, police said.

As the victim was cutting through a parking lot, a suspect appeared from between vehicles and brandished a gun, police said. The suspect took money and fled on foot.

The suspect was described as a black man age 25 to 30, 6-foot to 6-foot-2, and weighing 160 to 170 pounds. He was wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, Nike shoes, sunglasses and a black ski mask.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Akron Police Department Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490; or 330-375-2TIP, the FBI at 330-535-6156, the U.S. Marshals Service at 1-866-4-WANTED; or the Summit County Crimestoppers Inc. at 330-434-COPS. People can text TIPSCO with tips to 274637 (Crimes). Callers can remain anonymous.