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WANTED: Cops search for Roses kidnapping & robbery suspect

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Aggravated Robbery and Kidnapping suspect, Roses 3250 W. 65th Street (SOURCE: CLEVELAND POLICE) Aggravated Robbery and Kidnapping suspect, Roses 3250 W. 65th Street (SOURCE: CLEVELAND POLICE)
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

Cleveland Police needs the public's help in identifying a robbery suspect. 

On January 21, 2012 at approximately 8:15 PM, a black man carrying a silver handgun entered "Roses" store located at 3250 West 65th Street.

The suspect engaged a store employee in conversation, asking her for assistance in another part of the store. The suspect produced the weapon and forced the employee at gunpoint to take him to the manager's office where the suspect forcefully entered and took $17,000.00 from the safe.

The suspect fled the area carrying the money in a white plastic garbage bag.

Anyone with information as to the identification or whereabouts of this suspect is asked to contact the Cleveland Division of Police Second District Detective Bureau at 216-623-5218.

Anonymous information can be given to Crime Stoppers by calling 216.252.7463 or Text messaging: Text TIP657 plus your message to Crimes (274637).

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