Arrest Made in Cleveland Museum of Natural History Jewel Heist Case

John Carroll University employee has been accused of taking $81,000 in gems from the Ohio museum.
2:14 | 12/12/15

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The college pr fesser who is moonlighting as a crook. Police say he's the man stealing expensive jewels from the Cleveland museum of natural history. Mara schiavocampo is here with more. Reporter: It wasn't a complex caper. Police calling it a smash and grab all caught on camera. The alleged culprit is not the usual suspect. This morning, Cleveland police are questioning an Ohio physics teacher accused of being behind an $80,000 jewel heist. As long as I have been here, this is the first time it's happened at the museum. That any of them got hit like this. Reporter: Police say the man seen here supporting man bun and full beard is Hans rag. The professor casually strolling into the ewe zeem. 30 minutes later, allegedly slipping out of a service door with $80,000 in sapphires. This police report suggesting there was no "Ocean's 12" style laser maze acrobat ix. Instead, at closing time, security guards noticed seven sapphires, over 100 years old, were missing. In their place, smashed glass. According to cops, a single strand of hair. They don't want a lot of information to get out. We don't want to tip off anybody involved. Reporter: John Carroll jufrt has placed wage on temporary administrative leave. Extremely surprised. Quiet. Kind of down to Earth. I NER thought Hans was capable of something like this. It's a big surprise to me what he would be doing with $80,000 worth of jewels. Reporter: Wrage is expected to face charges of grand theft and vandalism. Is the worst part of the crime the man bun? Yeah, he's hiding them in the man bun. That's where the gems are. I don't mind the man bun. The if you're a professor, wear a mask. A disguise. Lessons in crime from Paula Faris on a Saturday morning. Well, I have to imagine that the weather is probably wreaking havoc on those in the east coast that had skiing plans, right

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