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.