MAN RUNS FROM POLICE
AFTER TRYING TO BREAK INTO BUSINESSElyria – An alert neighbor on Elyria’s northwest side help foil a break in at the Lowell Street Café Sunday night.
The resident called the Elyria Police after witnessing a man attempting to get into the closed business – they were able to provide Police Dispatchers with a clear description of the man and his vehicle. Police say nearby traffic spooked the suspect and he fled the scene but with the description they had from the witness a responding Officer spotted the suspect and attempted to pull him over.
The suspect fled and after a short chase he pulled into a driveway on Dewey Ave off Lake Ave and was taken into custody.
Police say that the suspect, Ricky Michaels of Elyria, has a lengthy record of theft, breaking and entering and passing bad checks.
Ironically, the driveway he pulled into on Dewey belongs to an employee of the Lowell Street Café.
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