Thursday, December 11, 2008


Avon Lake – The Avon Lake Police Detective Bureau is investigating a smash and grab style robbery from a local jewelry store Thursday evening.

Police responded to a hold up alarm from Peter & Company Jewelers at 372 Lear Road (Learwood Square Shopping Center) at 6:17pm Thursday evening. While responding Officers learned that a robbery did occur.

Store employees told Police that a white male has entered the store – smashed a display case and took an undetermined amount of jewelry from the case. The man was only in the store for a short amount of time and after using the hammer to smash the case he stuffed the jewelry in a bag and fled on foot north through the shopping center parking lot.

Although no weapon was displayed, the man told employees that he had a gun.

The robber was described by employees as a white male, under 6’ tall with a thin build. He was wearing a dark flannel shirt with a grey hooded sweatshirt underneath and a black ski type mask.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Avon Lake Detective Bureau at 440-933-2211.


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