SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP, OH (WOIO) - One loss prevention officer was taken to the hospital after being struck by a car during a robbery at the Kohl's in Springfield Township on Monday.
Store loss prevention officers attempted to stop two shoplifters after they tried to steal clothing. One of the suspects assaulted the employees then ran to a car to flee the scene.
After they got in the car, the suspects drove into the direction of one of the loss prevention officers, striking him.
He was unconscious and taken to Akron City hospital, where he was treated and released.
Springfield Township officers identified the suspect as Jon Daniel McCormick, 24, of Canton. The second person, McCormick's sister, came into the police department and police say she is not facing any charges.
Jon McCormick is facing charges of aggravated robbery and felonious assault. He was last seen in a green car, license plate EVF-8458.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at (330) 784-1609.