Akron Police are seeking the public's help in locating a man accused of forcing his way into a West Akron apartment and assaulting his former girlfriend for several hours.
36-year old Jerome Allen Johnson is wanted for the alleged attack, which occurred early Sunday morning.
Police say he entered the home around 4:30am in the morning, holding the woman against her will for about five hours.
During that time, Johnson allegedly slapped, and choked her. She was eventually able to break free and pulled the fire alarm to alert neighbors according to police.
Johnson took off from the apartment. He is described as a black male, standing 5’10” and weighing 220 lbs.
Anyone with information on Jerome Johnson’s whereabouts is asked to contact Akron Police.