Man hits officer while attempting to steal large amount of clothes from Macy's

Westland police are on the lookout for a man who tried to steal from Macy's.

The man featured in the photo above walked out of the store carrying a large amount of clothes.

When he was confronted by a loss prevention officer, police say he hit her, dropped the clothing and fled in a newer black Jeep.

The officer was not seriously injured in the incident.

The suspect is about 5'1" and 300 lbs. He was accompanied by a woman and a child at the time of the theft.

Those with information about the identity of the suspect are encouraged to call Westland police at (734) 722-9600.