COLUMBUS (WCMH) – Police are looking for information about a man who robbed a 74-year-old man at gunpoint in west Columbus.
It happened around 9:30am Sunday at a home in the 200 block of Lechner Avenue.
According to Columbus police, a man stopped by the home and asked the resident if he could make change for a $10 bill. The resident said that he could, then turned to get his wallet.
At that point, police say the suspect walked in the home, pulled a handgun and pointed it at the victim.
The victim and suspect fought over the gun and two shots were fired.
Police say the suspect took the walled and left in a silver sedan with a possible temporary license plate on the back.
No injuries were reported.
Police described the suspect as a black male in his 40s standing between 5’8” and 5’9” with a stocky build.
He was wearing a white t-shirt with a gray thermal underneath, black pants and black shoes.
Anyone with information is asked to call Columbus police at 614-645-4665 or email Detective Brad Thomas at firstname.lastname@example.org