Police: Would-be bank robber runs before getting money

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH)- Columbus police are asking for help identifying a man accused of almost robbing a bank on High Street.

According to the Columbus Division of Police, at about 3:50 p.m. August 12, a man entered the Chase Bank at 3655 North High Street and handed a note to one of the tellers.

However, before receiving any money, the suspect ran from the bank.

Police said the suspect is described as a black male, between 25 to 35-years-old; 5 feet 5 inches to 5 feet 6 inches tall; 140 to 15o pounds; with a goatee and a mustache. He was seen wearing a “Reds” baseball hat, a plain black t-shirt, long baggy denim shorts and black and white shoes.

If you have any information on this suspect, police ask that you call the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 614-645-4665.

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