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Man arrested after allegedly stealing from Apple Store, ramming Westlake police cruiser

Westlake Police
Posted at 10:11 PM, Jul 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-19 22:10:59-04

WESTLAKE, Ohio — A man is in custody after allegedly stealing from the Apple Store at Crocker Park and later hitting a police cruiser with his vehicle, according to the Westlake Police Department.

Around 8 p.m. Friday, officers responded to a report of a theft from Apple Crocker Park. The man accused of stealing got into his car and rammed a cruiser, police said.

Following the crash, a foot pursuit ensued. Officers were able to apprehend the 27-year-old man, according to police.

Police believe the man may have dumped a firearm and are currently searching for the weapon.

The man was transported to a nearby hospital after police said he might have had a seizure.

No officers were injured during the incident.