2 wanted for hit and run at menards

Suspect photos (Credit: Michigan State Police)

State Police: 2 Wanted In Theft, Hit & Run At Traverse City Menards [PHOTOS]

June 24, 2019 - 3:53 pm

TRAVERSE CITY (WWJ) - Tips are wanted to identify and locate a man and a woman wanted for crimes at a Menards Up North.

According to Michigan State Police, at around 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, the pair stole various small items from the home improvement store on US-31 in Traverse City.

Menards vehicle.
Suspect vehicle (Photo: Michigan State Police)
When an employee followed the suspects to the parking lot, police said, he was ignored as the female suspect for into the driver's seat of a silver GMC SUV with several stickers on the rear window. 

As the employee continued to ask far the items back, police said, the driver put the vehicle into reverse, striking the employee and knocking him back. 

The pair then drove away, and troopers were sent to the store to investigate. 

The employee who was hit did not report any injuries. 

On Monday, police released photos of the suspects wanted for the theft and the hit-and-run, as well as the suspect vehicle, hoping that someone in the public recognizes them. 

Police note that the female suspect has an unknown tattoo an her upper left chest.

Anyone with information about these wanted suspects asked to call the Cadillac Post at 231-770-6040.