Armed Suspect Robs North Columbus Family Dollar

A suspect with a gun robs a north Columbus Family Dollar Sunday.

According to Columbus police, at about 9 p.m. Sunday, May 3, a man with his face covered, entered the Family Dollar in the 900 block of East Dublin Granville Road.

The man brandished a gun and demanded money from the worker, police said.

After receiving an undetermined amount of cash, the suspect ran from the scene.

The suspect is described as a black male, 5 feet 7 inches tall, with a medium build and was wearing a gray and black horizontally striped hooded sweatshirt, black jeans, and black tennis shoes.

Police ask anyone with information to call the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 614-645-4665 or Crime Stoppers at 614-462-8477. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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