Attempted robbery suspect threatens Cleveland convenience mart staff with knife, police say
CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - A male suspect is on the loose after trying to steal several items from a convenience store and threatening the staff with a knife when he was confronted, Cleveland Police confirmed.
The attempted robbery happened at approximately 8:45 p.m. on April 12 in the area of West Boulevard and Madison Avenue, according to police.
The suspect was dressed in all black with a black face mask, said police.
Police said the suspect fought with staff when he was confronted and threatened them with a knife.
During the struggle, the outer layer of clothing was removed, revealing a blue, yellow, and white hoodie that was underneath, according to police.
Take a close look at the surveillance photos of the suspect shared by Cleveland Division of Police First District Community Relations:
Call First District Det. Madej at 216-623-2524 or the Crime Stoppers tip line at 216-252-7463 if you recognize the suspect or have any other information on this attempted robbery.
Reference case #2022-099039 with your tips.
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