Police Looking for Person in Sumner Fest Riot Photo

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AKRON– Akron police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a person seen in a photo at the Sumner Fest riot on Sept. 1.

picturePolice want to know the identity of the male in the black and gray tank top in the picture.

Three people were arrested after the off-campus party near the University of Akron earlier this month.

The event, known as Sumner Fest, is an annual party on Sumner Street near the University of Akron. It is not sanctioned by the University.

Those in attendance admit there was a lot of alcohol consumed before the crowd started getting wild. Amateur video shows the crowd chanting and then targeting a car parked on the curb and flipping the car three times.

If you know the person in the photo, you’re asked to call Akron police at (330) 375-2911.