Masked gunman orders victim to, "Give it up!"

By Roslyn Giles

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM)- Columbus police are searching for an armed robbery suspect. A man told police he was robbed at gunpoint.

It happened at the intersection of Benner Avenue and East Wynnton Lane just after midnight Tuesday.

The victim says the suspect approached him with a weapon and said, "give it up."  The suspect took the man's wallet, hit the victim in the face with a pistol and ran away.

Police did not disclose the contents in the wallet.

The suspect is described as a black man, wearing all black with a black mask covering his face.