Police are looking for an Akron man after a woman said he stole her purse during a Friday night struggle.
24-year old Darelle Norwood is facing robbery charges stemming from the incident. He has not been taken into custody.
Police say a 32 year-old woman was visiting friends on Safer Plaza around 9 p.m. Friday night before she was allegedly confronted by Norwood, who asked to use her car. When she refused, he tried to take her purse, dragging her through the parking lot.
APD Lieutenant Rick Edwards says the woman finally let go of her purse and Norwood fled.
The woman sustained some injuries to her neck and face during the struggle.
Police describe Norwood as a black male, standing 5’11” tall and weighing 140 lbs.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the Akron Police Department, Detective Bureau.