The robbery happened about 2 a.m. Thursday on Schiller Avenue near East Tallmadge Avenue, Akron police Lt. Rick Edwards said. The woman did not suffer serious injuries in the robbery.
The woman told police he was wearing a gray jogging suit and goes by the name Josh.
The 26-year-old woman told police that she drove to Akron to meet the man, according to a police report. She parked her car in the street and walked up to a porch.