Suspect breaks into Dayton grocery

WDTN Photo/Jarod Thrush
WDTN Photo/Jarod Thrush

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — A Dayton grocery store was broken into and police are on the lookout for suspects.

Police were called to the Main Stoppe at 30 Main Street downtown around 5 p.m. Thursday.

When officers arrived, they found the pane of glass to the front door shattered. Police said it appeared the suspect reached inside through the hole in the glass and opened the door using the handle latch.

Officers said the suspect suffered some type of injury when breaking in because they found blood on the side of the metal-clad door. They also found blood in a small office where a safe is kept.

Police reported that it didn’t appear that the suspect took anything from the office or the store.

The incident remains under investigation. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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