Detectives with the Columbus Police Department continue their investigation into the overnight armed robbery of a local convenience store.
Officer Justin Black, a police department spokesman, says that at approximately 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday, officers responded to the Village
Pantry, at the corner of National Road and Washington Street. Investigators say that a white male, in his twenties, approached the employee working and produced a knife. The suspect allegedly pointed the knife at the employee and demanding money. Jackson says that the suspect fled the store, running south, after getting an undetermined amount of cash.
Investigators say the suspect is approximately five-feet, six-inches tall. He was wearing dark clothing along with white tennis shoes and a red bandana covering his face. They add that employee was not injured during the robbery.
Columbus Police are releasing images of the suspect caught on the store’s surveillance system. If you have any information on this suspect,
you are urged to contact Detective Jason Christophel at (812) 376-2600. Police stress that tips and information can be left anonymously.