NewsLocal NewsCuyahoga County


Father and his 10-year-old son robbed at gunpoint outside church parking lot, Shaker Heights police say

Shaker Heights murder-suicide
Posted at 7:22 AM, Mar 31, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-31 07:22:44-04

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio — A father and his 10-year-old son were robbed at gunpoint in the parking lot of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Shaker Heights Tuesday, according to the Shaker Heights Police Department.

Officers responded at around 3:39 p.m. to the 17000 block of Winslow Road where a 50-year-old Shaker Heights resident and his 10-year-old son reported two unknown males, one armed with a gun, demanded his personal property while shoving a handgun in the man’s side.

The resident told officers that after giving the two males his cash and other personal property, both fled on foot.

A detailed description of the two males was not given to the police.

No injuries were reported, police said.

The armed robbery is under investigation.

Download the News 5 Cleveland app now for more stories from us, plus alerts on major news, the latest weather forecast, traffic information and much more. Download now on your Apple device here, and your Android device here.

You can also catch News 5 Cleveland on Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, YouTube TV, DIRECTV NOW, Hulu Live and more. We're also on Amazon Alexa devices. Learn more about our streaming options here.