Police searching for Kenny Road gas station robbery suspect

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Columbus Police are asking for help identifying a suspect who robbed a northwest Columbus convenience store.

It happened around 10:58pm Friday at the Speedway on the 4400 block of Kenny Road. According to Columbus Police, the suspect entered the store, approached the counter and demanded cash from the employee at the register.

The suspect then jumped over the counter, kicked the employee in the chest and hit him behind the ear before taking the cash and fleeing.

Police say the suspect is a black male in his 30s. He stands between 5-feet, 11-inches and 6-feet tall. He weighs between 160 and 180 pounds and has short-to-medium length dreadlocks. The suspect has two to three teardrop tattoos by his left eye and a goatee. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and black jeans.

Anyone with information about the suspect’s identity is asked to call the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 614-645-4665 or send an email to Det. Cress at tcress@columbuspolice.org.

NBC4i.com 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.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s