UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) - Police need the public's help finding a man wanted for an aggravated robbery in a local department store.
On Dec. 28 around 4:30 p.m., a security officer called
about a male who had shoplifted approximately $129 worth of merchandise from the
in University Heights.
As the security guard tried to stop the suspect, police say the suspect struck him in the head with a handgun and threw him to the ground, after a brief struggle. The suspect then fled in a gray Chevy Impala heading eastbound on Cedar Road.
The suspect vehicle was located unoccupied in the Tibor's Kosher Meat Market parking lot in the 2100 block of South Green, and later impounded.
Police searched for the suspect, but were unable to find him.
An investigation was then initiated.