PHOTO: Museum gem theft 'person of interest'

Posted at 5:14 PM, Dec 08, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-08 17:14:57-05

The Cleveland Museum of Natural History has released a photo of a person suspected of stealing gems from the museum last week.

The gems from the Wade collection were discovered missing Dec. 3, the museum reported.

The missing gems are valued at $81,100.

The museum's gem exhibit is closed to the public until future notice.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of this male is asked to contact Cleveland Police at 216-623-3078 or University Circle Police Department at 216-791-1234.