Officers were called to the museum on Thursday, Dec. 3.
According to the police report, someone shattered a show case window in the Jeptha Homer Wade II (Gems & Jewels) section of the museum and took several sapphires.
Museum officials say the seven stolen gems are more than 100 years old and worth more than $1,000 apiece.
Police also found a strand of hair in the display.
Police say the suspect may be driving a dark-colored Jeep Wrangler with a light-colored top and spare tire mounted on the back.
Anyone with more information on the man pictured or regarding the missing property can contact University Circle Police at 216-791-1234 .
Download the Cleveland 19 News app.