Columbus police searching for suspect in campus area robbery

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Police are looking for a suspect in an armed robbery on or near OSU’s campus last week.

It happened August 12 just after 1am in the area of North High Street and East 13th Avenue.

Two victims, one male, 18 and one female, 18, were in the area when a man approached them and began a conversation before pulling out a handgun and demanding their property.

The suspect fled on foot after taking a purse and cell phone from the victims.

Police believe this suspect may be involved with other robberies on and around the campus area.

He’s described as a white male, 25-30 years old, standing 5’10” tall and weighing 200 lbs. He was last seen wearing a hooded sweatshirt, black sweatpants and a purple baseball cap.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police.

 

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