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Akron Police Searching for Man and Woman After Robbery Last Night

AKRON (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – A 70 year old Akron man was robbed last night after using a website to meet up with a woman.

Police say the victim used the “Skipthegames” website to meet a woman in the 800 block of Sheridan Avenue. After exiting his car a woman jumped into the drivers seat while a man appeared and held the victim at knife point.

The two then drove the man to multiple ATM’s where he was forced to withdraw money. They then dropped him off at a business on Copley road where they fled the scene in his 2017 Toyota Highlander.

The car was recovered in the Kenmore area at 1:30 AM. Officers are still searching for the two suspects. Both the man and woman were described as African Americans between the ages of 30-35.


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