Columbus Police searching for bank robber

Columbus Police are searching for a man who allegedly robbed a downtown bank Tuesday afternoon.

Department Spokesman Lt. Matt Harris says that the armed robbery took place at the Main Source Bank, located at 529 Washington Street. 02-16robberyHe says that at approximately 1:30 p.m., a suspect entered the bank and passed a note to a bank employee while displaying a handgun. Harris says that the suspect left the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash and was last seen running south.

The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 35 to 45 years of age. He was last seen wearing a black Indiana University sweatshirt, black sunglasses, and a tan colored hat. Police say that no employees robberysuspectwere injured during the robbery.

Anyone with information in regards to the robbery is asked to contact the Columbus Police Department at (812) 376-2600. Tips and information can be left anonymously.