Video shows display falling on alleged thief in cell phone store robbery

WATCH: Video provided by police in a Michigan city shows a cell phone display falling on an alleged burglar after he tried to pull a phone from the case.

Police in Michigan put out a call on Tuesday for help in finding an alleged thief who they say stole from a cell phone store.

Video provided by the Westland Police Community Partnership shows a person entering the store on March 4 and attempting to steal a cell phone from a wall display. The person struggles in freeing a phone from the display and ends up pulling it on top of him, causing him to tumble to the floor.

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He is then seen moving around the counter and begins taking several phones.

Westland police released the video in hopes of finding the man and said he re-entered the store later without the tan jacket he was initially seen wearing.

There has been no arrest as of Thursday, according to police.

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