Columbus Police looking for man who held up clerk at two west side gas stations

CREDIT: Columbus Division of Police

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — The Columbus Division of Police is looking for a man who reportedly robbed two gas stations in 10 minutes on Monday, Nov. 28.

Police said on Facebook that the suspect walked into the Certified Oil gas station at 3204 W. Broad St. on Monday around 4:38 a.m., approached the counter, showed the clerk a hand gun, and demanded cash. The clerk refused, and the suspect left on foot.

At 4:45 a.m., police say the same suspect entered the Marathon gas station at 2805 W. Broad St. and walked up to the counter with a snack. As the clerk was ringing up the purchase, the man pulled a gun and demanded cash. Again, police say the clerk refused and the suspect fled on foot.

The suspect is described as a white male with blonde hair, 5’9″, 150 pounds, wearing a black hoodie with red and white trim and jeans.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect is asked to contact CPD’s Robbery Unit at 614-645-4665 or Det. Buck at 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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