Police release photos of suspects after 80-year-old robbed in Tremont

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CLEVELAND- Cleveland police released surveillance photos of two men suspected of robbing an 80-year-old man in Tremont last week.

(Watch Kevin Freeman's interview with the victim in the video player above.)

The victim was working in the garage of his Tremont Avenue house on Sept. 8 when two men demanded money. Police said the suspects had their hands in their pockets, as if they had guns, and threatened to kill him.

"As soon as I turned around, he was right on top of me... He grabbed me and said, 'Where's all the money at?' So he threw me on the car," Stephen Lazor told FOX 8 News.

The suspects got away with his cell phone and more than $200.

Cleveland police arrested five men late last month following a string of violent carjackings in Tremont this summer.

Anyone with information should call Det. Janet Murphy at 216-623-5218 or email her at jmurphy3@city.cleveland.oh.us

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