North Olmsted cop hospitalized after being struck by getaway driver at Great Northern Mall; suspects at large (photos)

Shoplifters strike officer while fleeing Dillard’s

North Olmsted cop hospitalized after being struck by getaway driver at Great Northern Mall; suspects at large (photos)
Anyone who recognizes this woman is urged to call North Olmsted Police at 440-777-1234. (Source: North Olmsted Police)

NORTH OLMSTED, Ohio (WOIO) - A North Olmsted police officer was hospitalized Thursday, after being struck by a getaway car at Great Northern Mall.

According to North Olmsted police, the off-duty officer--who was working security at Dillard’s--saw a woman leaving the store with several stolen items.

She jumped in a waiting Kia Sportage, and the officer was hit while trying to stop the thief and driver.

The grey SUV may have a stolen dealer license plate of 003ADK.

If you see the car or know the woman, please call North Olmsted Police immediately at 440-777-1234.

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***Update We have added photos of the male and the vehicle involved in the incident in the comments below *** We need...

Posted by North Olmsted Police Department on Thursday, February 13, 2020

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