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84-year-old man robbed and punched in the face at ATM

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AKRON, OH (WOIO) -

Police are looking for the suspect who assaulted an 84-year-old man at an ATM.

It happened shortly after 10:00 a.m. Monday in the 700 block of North Main Street in Akron.

The victim tells officers he had just taken out money when the suspect approached him.  

The suspect asked the victim for 75 cents to get something to eat.  When the victim reached into his pocket to get change, the suspect punched the victim in the face knocking him to the ground.

Once on the ground, the suspect took the victim's wallet containing $70.00 in cash.  

The suspect fled east bound towards Elma Avenue.  The victim was treated on scene by paramedics.  

The suspect is a black male, 18 - 25 years old, 5'08" - 6'0", 150 - 160 lbs., with his hair in corn rows and wearing a black jacket with brown fur around the hood and blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Akron Police.

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