Police Search For Shoplifter Caught on Camera Attacking Security Guard

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MENTOR, OH (WOIO) - Mentor Police are looking for a shoplifter caught on camera attacking a security guard while trying to escape.

The suspect had two large bottles of vodka and an onion concealed under his clothing when he left the store.

According to police store security cameras clearly showed the man stealing but its what he did afterwards is what has police worried.

Cops say on his way out of the store he hit the security guard in the face and took off running.

That took his charges from simple petty theft to a felony, because he used force.

The incident occurred at Kmart located at 9200 Mentor Avenue on October 31st.

If you know who the guy is, call the cops.

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