Man breaks into Columbus gas station with sledge hammer

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Columbus Police are investigating a burglary that occurred at a Macon Road gas station in the early morning hours.

Investigators say around 2:00 a.m. Wednesday, a burglar smashed his way in through the front door of the Circle K station with a sledge hammer.

The perpetrator is described at a black man wearing a dark long sleeve shirt with yellow stripes and dark shorts with white stripes.

Reports indicate the man had a white shirt over his face, white socks on his hands and carried a black bag.

It is not known at this time what all was taken.

If you have any information on this crime, please call Columbus Police at (706) 653-3400.

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