12/23/2015 Press Release from MHPD #AreaRobberies
Between the dates of December 13th and December 22nd, 2015, several area businesses in Maple Heights and Shaker Heights were robbed. The suspect is described as an African American male in his mid-30’s to mid-40’s, 5’10” to 6’00”, some facial hair and wearing glasses. It is believed he committed the following aggravated robberies:
- 12-13-2015 @ 8:30 p.m.- Walgreens on Van Aken in Shaker Heights
- 12-14-2015 @ 3:00 p.m.-First Merit Bank on Lee Road in Shaker Heights
- 12-19-2015 @ 7:58 a.m.-Rite Aid Pharmacy located in the Southgate Shopping Center in Maple Heights
- 12-22-2015 @ 5:08 p.m.-Subway Restaurant located on Broadway Avenue in Maple Heights
- 12-22-2105 @ 5:28 p.m.-Payless Shoe Source located in Southgate Shopping Center in Maple Heights
- 12-22-2015 @ 5:39 p.m.-Subway Restaurant located in Southgate Shopping Center in Maple Heights
There are several photos attached depicting the suspected robber. In several of the robberies the suspect was observed leaving in a small to mid-size, white, 4-door car. The suspect is also believed to be involved in other area robberies last month in Garfield Heights, Maple Heights and Shaker Heights.
Anyone with information on these crimes can contact either Maple Heights Police Detective Andrew Sperie 216-587-9623 or Shaker Heights Police Detective Walt Siegel at 216-491-1275. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can leave a tip with Crime Stoppers by visiting their website or calling/texting the numbers below.