Suspect breaks into Dayton store and then has a hard time getting out

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A suspect breaks into a Dayton clothing store and has a hard time getting out.

According to reports, a man at the Step N Style on West Siebenthaler called police just before 5:30 a.m Saturday after the finding a hole in the roof.

Surveillance video captured a man coming down through the roof wearing gloves and a hood.

The tape shows the suspect trying to leave with a bag full of belts through the back door but sets off the alarm.

He then jumps on a clothes fixture trying to get back out through the roof. The would-be robber falls, tearing down a huge part of the ceiling. He tries a second time and fails. The suspect then tries for a third time and is able to get out. but without the items.

If you have any information about this incident, call Crime Stoppers at 222-STOP (7867). 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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