Robbery on the East Side of Columbus

In the spring of 2013, two individuals met on the “” social media site. After corresponding for some time, the man and woman agreed to meet. On July 27, 2013, they met again and the man asked to use the woman’s bathroom. Upon entering her residence, the male suspect brandished a handgun, forced the woman into her basement, and threatened her if she came upstairs. While the victim was downstairs, the suspect returned upstairs and robbed the residence of property. The suspect then fled the scene. A photo of the suspect may be viewed below.

Midweek 2-19-14

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