BOARDMAN, OHIO (WYTV) – A Campbell man accused on trying to steal a $14 Cleveland Indians baseball hat from a Boardman business has been charged with robbery.
Police said Kevin Jimenez, 20, of Neoka Drive, was attempting to shoplift from the Boardman Walmart Thursday night when confronted by store security. According to reports, Jimenez ran through the store trying to resist arrest.
After security caught and handcuffed Jimenez, they placed him in a store office for further questioning. Security personnel said he provided false names and pushed a female employee to the ground while trying to escape.
He also elbowed another employee in the head, the police report states. Both employees sustained minor injuries.
Jimenez is in the Mahoning County jail.