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North Olmsted police looking for shoplifter, getaway driver who struck, hospitalized officer

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North Olmsted shoplifter
Posted at 9:42 PM, Feb 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-13 22:41:37-05

NORTH OLMSTED, Ohio — A shoplifter and her getaway driver struck a North Olmsted police officer Thursday night, sending him to the hospital, according to police.

North Olmsted police say the woman stole from the Dillard’s at Great Northern Mall. They said that she and her getaway drivers struck a North Olmsted officer.

The officer was transported to the hospital and is being evaluated. An official said the officer did hit his head, but was alert when he went to the hospital.

Police provided surveillance images of the shoplifter, and said they are also looking for a gray Kia Sportage. The car may have a stolen dealer plate: 003ADK.

North Olmsted shoplifter
North Olmsted police say this woman shoplifted from the Great North Mall, then her getaway driver struck and injured an officer.

Police later added images of the alleged getaway driver and vehicle, and another image of the alleged shoplifter.

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Alleged getaway driver.
Getaway car
Image of the alleged getaway car.
Alleged shoplifter
Another image of the alleged shoplifter.

Anyone who recognizes the woman, the man or sees the vehicle is asked to call North Olmsted police at 440-777-1234.