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Cleveland police are looking for a man in robbery crime spree

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Posted at 4:01 PM, Jan 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-09 16:05:07-05

CLEVELAND — Police are looking for a man who robbed multiple stores on Cleveland's East Side during a five-day crime spree.

Authorities said that the robberies happened at the following locations:

  • Dollar General, 16015 Lakeshore Blvd. Robbed on Jan. 3 and Jan. 5.
  • 7-Eleven, 1035 East 185th St. Robbed on Jan. 6.
  • KFC, 17585 Lakeshoure Blvd. Robbed on Jan. 7.

According to police, the robber is a black male, about 5 feet 5 inches to 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs between 140 to 150 pounds. He was wearing black pants, a black hoodie and a black ski mask. He also had on black shoes with orange tips.

Authorities are also looking for an accomplice who acted as a lookout during the robberies. That man is described as a black male, about 5 feet, 9 inches tall and around 170 pounds. He was wearing a white hoodie, white ski mask and light brown boots.

Anyone who has any information about the robberies is asked to call Cleveland Police Detective Benz at 216-623-2571 or 216-623-5505.

You can also leave an anonymous tip by calling CrimeStoppers at 216-252-7463 or texting the word TIP657 and the message to Crimes (274637).