Columbus police searching for Circle K stabbing, robbery suspect

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — A Circle K clerk is recovering this morning after he was stabbed during a robbery in north Columbus.

According to Columbus police, at about 1:58am, a man entered the Circle K in the 1500 block of Kenny Road, drew a large knife and demanded cash.

Police say during the robbery, the suspect began aggressively swinging the knife and stabbed the clerk. After the clerk opened the cash register, the suspect filled his pockets with cash before running from the store.

The clerk was taken to Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center with a stab wound to his upper left arm. He was treated and released, according to police.

Anyone with information on this robbery can call the Columbus Division of Police at 614-645-4545. 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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