Akron police are asking for the publics help finding a man who allegedly robbed a cell phone store Wednesday afternoon.

Officials say the man entered the MetroPCS store on East Ave. arounf 1:30 p.m. and and began walking around looking at cell phones. A clerk went over to help him, but the man then put his hand in his pocket, and threatened to rob and shoot the clerk. No gun was seen, but the suspect fled with a cell phone.

The suspect is described as being 5 feet 5 inched tall and weighing 130 pounds. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans at the time of the robbery.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Akron Police Department.