University of Akron issues safety advisory following robbery near campus

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AKRON, Ohio – The University of Akron has issued a safety advisory following a robbery that happened south of campus.

It happened Sunday around 11:25 p.m. on Katheryn Place.

According to a press release from the school, a man was approached from behind by a suspect who put an object to his head which he believed was a gun.

The suspect demanded his wallet, and ran toward downtown, according to the release.

The victim was not hurt, and the campus advisory says he did not see a weapon.

If you have any information that can help, call Akron police at (330)375-2490.

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