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AKRON -- Police are asking for the public's help in finding a man who robbed a Dairy Queen on Thursday afternoon.

It was shortly after 3 p.m. when the suspect walked inside the restaurant within the 600 block of Wilbeth Road.

Employees reported that the suspect showed the clerk a gun in his waistband before passing a note demanding money.

The clerk handed the suspect an unknown amount of cash from the register.

Police say the suspect ran to a black Jeep Cherokee that was waiting for him and got in the passenger seat. The vehicle fled the area in an unreported direction.

The suspect's image was captured on surveillance.

Anybody with information is asked to call the Akron Police Department.

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