Gotcha!: 19 Action News Helps Nab Sticky Fingered Mentor Man

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MENTOR, OH (WOIO) - 19 Action News gets action!

A sticky-fingered Mentor man was caught on Super K-Mart surviellance tape attempting to shoplift two bottles of vodka and an onion on Halloween.

When the Loss Prevention Officer attempted to stop him, the suspect hit the officer twice in the face and fled.

19 Action News aired the surviellance video on Monday, December 14th.

The Mentor Police Department received several calls indicating the identity of the suspect. On December 15th, members of the Mentor Police Department Detective Bureau made attempts to locate the suspect. A short time later, Brian Gehrisch turned himself into the Mentor Police Department.

42-year-old Gehrisch is charged with one count of robbery.

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