Akron Police officers responded to the 300 block of E. Waterloo Rd. for a robbery Friday at approximately 11:15 a.m.
The 70-year-old female victim was getting out of her car in the store parking lot. The suspect approached her and grabbed her purse from the seat of the car. He fled to his car and the victim gave chase trying to get her purse back. The suspect took the wallet and threw the purse back to her. When she asked for the wallet, he pushed her down and fled in his car.
The victim was transported to Summa Akron City Hospital for treatment.
The suspect was described as a black male, 25-35 years old. He was driving a silver Toyota 4 door car.
Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Akron Police Department Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490, or 330-375-2Tip, or the Summit County Crimestoppers Inc. at 330-434-COPS. You can also text TIPSCO with your tips to 274637 (Crimes). Callers can remain anonymous.