Akron Police are investigating the robbery of an elderly woman that occurred late yesterday morning.
It happened as the woman was walking into her home on Prentiss Avenue. The victim told police the suspect allegedly approached her, threatened her with a knife and then snatched her purse. The suspect fled the scene in a dark gray Cadillac. The woman sustained a minor cut on her hand.
Police describe the suspect as a dark-complexioned black male, 5'07" to 5'08" tall, wearing a green T-shirt and blue jean shorts.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Akron Police Department.