Breaking and Entering in Polaris Area

On Saturday, September 29, 2012, between 2:15am and 6:30am, yet unidentified suspects forced open the kitchen door of the Max and Erma’s restaurant located at 1515 Polaris Pkwy. Once inside, the suspects took flat screen televisions and bottles of alcohol. Two suspects were recorded by one of the restaurant security cameras as they attempted to disable the camera. The suspects are described as 1) Male/Hispanic, light complexion, mid 20’s, 5’5”, 160lbs., thin mustache, brown hair, wearing a Carhartt hooded jacket, red sweatpants and black Converse basketball shoes. 2) Male/White, mid 30’s, 5’8”, 160lbs, wearing a baseball style cap under a gray hooded jacket, black below-the-knee length shorts and black athletic shoes. A surveillance photo of one of the suspects may be viewed on the Crime Stoppers website.

Crime Stoppers has posted a reward of up to $2,000.00 for any information received by November 7, 2012, leading to the arrest and/or indictment of the persons responsible for this crime. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 614-645-TIPS (8477) or go to our website at and e-mail your tip. You can text a tip to “CRIMES” 274637, key word CMH.

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Crime Stoppers is a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization. Reward money comes from private individuals, businesses, and foundations that see Crime Stoppers as an integral tool in the community’s fight against crime. Tax-deductible donations can be sent to Central Ohio Crime Stopper’s, Inc., and P.O. BOX 16038, COLUMBUS, OH 43216-6038.

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