Columbus Dollar General store robbed at gunpoint

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Police are looking for a man who robbed an east Columbus Dollar General Wednesday afternoon.

It happened around 2:05pm Wednesday at 1500 East Livingston Avenue.

According to Columbus police, a man jumped over the counter while displaying a handgun. The man demanded money from the registers.

The employees gave him an undisclosed amount of money.

The suspect was described as a male black in his mid-20s, standing between 5’6 and 5’10” and weighing between 140 and 150 pounds. He was wearing a black knit hat, black sunglasses, a green button up long sleeve shirt and blue jeans.

Police ask anyone with information to call detectives at 614-645-4665. 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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