Home Depot robber wanted by Cleveland Police for shoving employee before taking off with cart full of tools

Home Depot robber wanted by Cleveland Police for shoving employee before taking off with cart full of tools
Home Depot robber wanted by Cleveland Police for shoving employee before taking off with cart full of tools (Source: Cleveland Police)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Cleveland Police are asking for help identifying the man accused of robbing the Home Depot at Steelyard Commons by shoving an employee as he escaped with a cart full of stolen tools.

Police said he stole walked into the store on Dec. 28, filled his cart with miscellaneous tools, passed the registers, and left.

But when a loss prevention employee stopped the suspect between the double door entrance, the suspect shoved the employee, escalating the theft to a robbery before bolting to the parking lot, according to police.

The Cleveland Division of Police Second District Community Relations Committee shared the following surveillance photos of the suspected robber:

Police described the suspect as a man in his 20s who was wearing a winter coat with fur around the hood, jeans, and tan work boots.

Call Det. Murphy at Detective Murphy at 216-623-5217 or Crime Stoppers at 216-252-7463 if you recognize him.

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