Police investigate string of overnight burglaries

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Columbus police are investigating after a string of overnight robberies and burglaries.

Officers tell News Leader 9 the Food Mart on River Road was robbed at about 10 p.m. Sunday night. They say the suspects had pistols.

Additionally, Thomas Drugs on Buena Vista Road was broken into when a suspect threw a rock into the window. A number of pills were stolen.

Budget Car Sales on Veterans Parkway was also broken into, and police have not revealed if anything was taken from there.

Police did not say if these crimes are related.

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