The Akron Police Department and the U.S. Marshals Office Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force are asking for help in locating two fugitives, Sarah Persinger, and Richard Mallardi.

The pair is wanted for felonious assault and kidnapping.

In October, Persinger and Mallardi invited the victim, a 34-year-old male, into Persinger's apartment.

Once inside, the victim was held against his will and then assaulted.

Sarah Persinger is 5'8 weighing around 230 pounds and Richard Mallardi is six feet weighing around 215 pounds.

A reward is being offered by the Summit County Crimestoppers, Inc. for information directly related to the arrests of Sarah Persinger and Richard Mallardi.

If you have any information, contact the Akron Police Department, 330.375.2490