Gunman knocks clerk to the ground, takes cash

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) –  Columbus Police are looking for leads in an early morning robbery.

We are told a  69-year-old woman was attacked by a man as she was opening Friday at the gas station located at 2362 South Lumpkin Road.

The victim told police the suspect pointed a gun at her, then knocked her to the ground.

The man took with him an undisclosed amount of cash and is described as a black man who is stocky, in his 20s and wearing all black.

The victim suffered from swelling to her left arm, but did not go to the hospital for treatment.

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

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