Police believe two bank robberies were committed by same suspect

Columbus Police, Huntington Bank
Columbus Police, Huntington Bank

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Columbus police believe the same man robbed two banks in Columbus on consecutive days.

According to Columbus police, a man walked into the PNC bank at 1435 West Broad Street shortly after 3:37pm on Thursday and handed a note to the teller demanding money. The note implied that he had a weapon in his waistband.

The man left with an undisclosed amount of money.

Friday, around 3:50pm, police say the same man walked into the Huntington National Bank at 3464 South High Street and passed a note the teller demanding money.

After leaving with an undisclosed amount of money, the man was last seen running south from the bank.

Police described the suspect as a mixed race man with light skin. He was approximately 45-years-old, standing six feet tall and weighing 175 pounds. He was bald and had brown eyes with a thin gray beard.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect is asked to call Columbus police at 614-645-4665.

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