Attempted robbery suspect threatens Cleveland convenience mart staff with knife, police say

Attempted robbery suspect threatens Cleveland convenience mart staff with knife, police say
Attempted robbery suspect threatens Cleveland convenience mart staff with knife, police say(Cleveland Police First District Community Relations)
Published: Jun. 2, 2022 at 10:11 PM EDT
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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:

Attempted robbery suspect threatens Cleveland convenience mart staff with knife, police say
Attempted robbery suspect threatens Cleveland convenience mart staff with knife, police say(Cleveland Police First District Community Relations)
Attempted robbery suspect threatens Cleveland convenience mart staff with knife, police say
Attempted robbery suspect threatens Cleveland convenience mart staff with knife, police say(Cleveland 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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