Police searching for suspect after man fatally stabbed outside of Chapel Hill Mall

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AKRON - A man was fatally stabbed outside of Chapel Hill Mall on Wednesday evening, according to Akron police.

Police say the victim, 35, was stabbed in the parking lot and ran inside the mall where he then collapsed.

The victim was taken to Akron City Hospital where he died.

The suspect is described as an African-American male, heavy set, about 5 feet 10 inches tall. He was wearing a black shirt, gray shorts with a white stripe down the side of the legs and white shoes with black laces.

He was seen leaving the area in a red SUV driving towards Brittain Road.

Fox 8 has crews on the scene.

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