Tuscarawas looking for att. burglar w/ hammer

Posted at 8:58 PM, Jan 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-15 20:58:58-05

Tuscarawas County Sheriff's Office is searching for an attempted burglary suspect who used a hammer to break the glass door of the Wild Thing Game Room. 

The suspect in the pictures above attempted to burglarize the Wild Thing Game Room at the Crossroads Plaza in Sandy Township around 6:38 a.m. on Christmas morning, according to Tuscarawas police. 

Police said the suspect was wearing a white mask, dark gray sweats, black shoes with white soles, and a black hoodie sweatshirt. The suspect's backpack was possibly bluish/green in color. He used a hammer to break the glass door to enter the common area of the business. He tried to force the door open several times, but was unsuccessful. 

The suspect was identified as a white man with a slender build. It is unknown if he arrived at the business in a car or on foot. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Deputy Troyer at the Tuscarawas County Sheriff's Office by calling 330-339-2000.