Akron police asking for help to find the thief who snatched an 89 year old woman's purse as she was getting into her car Monday afternoon about 4:00, at the PNC Bank in the 800 block of West Market Street.
The suspect is described as a black male, 20-30-years-old, wearing Nike, “Just Do It,” hooded sweatshirt and black shorts, and may frequent the Highland Square area.
They're also on the lookout for a pair of carjackers, who allegedly threatened a woman with a knife and stole her car Tuesday. It happened after she gave them a ride from Canton Township to an appartment in the 600 block of Darrow Road. Her car, a mint green Toyota Celica, Ohio license plate JBZ4506, is still missing.
The male suspect was described as a white male, 20-30-years-old, 6’0” – 6’4” tall, about 160 pounds. He had brown hair, and was wearing a hat. The female suspect was around 20-30-years-old, about 5’3” – 5’6” tall and between 130 -150 pounds. Both suspects were carrying duffle bags.
If you can help; contact the Akron Police Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490 or 330-375-2Tip. You can also contact The Summit County Crimestoppers. Call 330-434-COPS Text TIPSCO with your tips to 274637. Callers can remain anonymous.