On Sunday, March 25, 2012, at approximately 8:41pm, a man walked into the Walgreens store located at E. Main Street and Brice Road. The man walked around the store for awhile, talking or acting like he was on his cell phone. He approached employees a couple of times asking where products were located. At approximately 9:02pm, the suspect approached another clerk, pulled out a handgun, told her he was going to rob her and ordered her to the store office. The suspect threw a bag at the clerk and told her to put everything in the bag. The clerk complied, and placed the money in the bag. The suspect then picked up the bag, ran out of the office, out the front door and headed north.
The suspect is described as: Male/Black, late 30s to early 40s, around 6′ tall, heavy build, wearing blue jeans, dark colored t-shirt, black coat or sweatshirt, yellow baseball cap, black shoes, and sunglasses.
Crime Stoppers has posted a reward of up to $2,000.00 for any information received by May 9, 2012, leading to the arrest and/or indictment of the persons responsible for this crime. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 614-645-TIPS (8477) or go to our website at www.stopcrime.org and e-mail your tip. You can text a tip to “CRIMES” 274637, key word CMH.
Crime Stoppers does not use Caller ID or record telephone conversations. A special coding system protects the identity of the caller. Crime Stoppers also takes calls from persons with information about any felony. Information leading to the arrest and/or indictment of a felony suspect could qualify the caller for a reward as determined by the Crime Stoppers Board of Directors. For more information on Central Ohio Crime Stoppers, visit our website at www.stopcrime.org or call Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-877-645-TIPS (8477).
Crime Stoppers is a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization. Reward money comes from private individuals, businesses, and foundations that see Crime Stoppers as an integral tool in the community’s fight against crime. Tax-deductible donations can be sent to Central Ohio Crime Stopper’s, Inc., and P.O. BOX 16038, COLUMBUS, OH 43216-6038.
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