Police need help identifying breaking and entering suspects

Police need help identifying breaking and entering suspects
Police say Tom's Food Market on Denison Avenue was broken into around 7:30 a.m. on Dec. 15. (Source: Cleveland Police)
Police say Tom's Food Market on Denison Avenue was broken into around 7:30 a.m. on Dec. 15. (Source: Cleveland Police)

Cleveland Police need your help identifying two suspects responsible for thousands of dollars in damage at a local market.

Police say the manager of Tom's Food Market on Denison Avenue was notified about an alarm at the store around 7:30 a.m. on Dec. 15. When he went to the store, he discovered it had been broken into and property was damaged, along with merchandise stolen.

Security video captured two black males walking to the rear of the building. Police say the first suspect pried the boards off a rear door using a crowbar. The second suspect kicked open the door, as the first suspect stayed outside as a lookout.

The second suspect then entered the store and walked behind the counter, opening a lottery machine drawer and taking $10. He also removed a crow bar from his hoodie and pried open the cash register drawer, before picking it up and smashing it on the ground. However, the manager believes nothing was stolen from the register. According to police, the second suspect then took packs of cigarettes from shelves behind the counter and left through the back door. Video shows him flee northbound on West 82

nd

Street.

Police say the amount of stolen property totals $410 and the amount of damaged property totals $1,450.

Anyone with more information regarding these suspects can contact the First District Detective Bureau at 216-623-5118.

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