Westlake store targeted twice by thieves taking expensive vacuum cleaners

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WESTLAKE, Ohio-- Police are investigating two incidents at the Bed, Bath and Beyond in Westlake, where thieves got away with hundreds of dollars in vacuum cleaners.

A man and woman got away with two Dyson vacuums worth $1,399 from the store on Detroit Road, Westlake police said. The woman kept the sliding door open while the man carried away the goods on Nov. 5.

According to police, the pair is suspected of stealing vacuums from Bed, Bath and Beyond stores in North Olmsted and Perkins Township. They may be driving a red, four-door vehicle.

Days later, two men tried to take two Dysons from the same store. Police said an employee tried to stop them from getting away and was able to recover one vacuum.

Her foot was injured when she was hit by the suspect's car. The vehicle is described as an older, boxy maroon four-door.

If anyone has information, they are asked to call the Westlake Police Department at 440-871-3311.

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