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Mayfield Heights: Woman in wheelchair robbed at knife point, police searching for suspect

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Mayfield Road at I-271 in Mayfield Heights. Mayfield Road at I-271 in Mayfield Heights.
MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) -

The Mayfield Heights Police Department is looking for a man who robbed a woman in broad daylight on Mayfield Road by I-271. 

The 53-year-old victim was traveling in her motorized wheelchair on the sidewalk, around 3 p.m. Thursday, when a man came up behind her, threatened her with a knife and demanded she empty her purse. 

The suspect then ran and jumped into a car heading east on Mayfield Road.

The suspect is described as a white male in his early to mid-twenties, 6' -6'2" tall with a thin build. He has dark hair, pierced ears and wore tinted glasses. He was wearing a blue baseball cap, blue hoodie, and jeans. 

The escape car could be a gray or silver GM or Chevy with rust on the bottom of the doors. There was at least one person, the driver, in the car wearing a hoodie. 

Police are asking if you have any information to please call them at (440) 442-2323. 

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