Suspect wearing plastic bags on his feet robs east Columbus Family Dollar

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Police are searching for the suspect who robbed a Family Dollar while wearing plastic bags on his feet.

According to the Columbus Division of Police, at about 10pm, Wednesday, a man wearing plastic bags covering his feet entered the store while workers were attempting to close for the night.

Police said the man drew a handgun and ordered the two employees to put cash in a plastic bag.

When the registers were emptied, the suspect took the bag of cash and ran from the store.

Anyone with information on this suspect can call the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 614-645-4665 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477. 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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