COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – The Columbus Police Department Patrol Division responded to an armed robbery at Family Dollar located at 2111 Buena Vista Rd.
The robbery happened at approximately 2:46 p.m. on Thursday Dec. 11.
Once the officers arrived they were informed a lone gunman robbed the business and fled the store headed in the direction of 10th St.
The gunman was described as:
- light skinned male
- approximately 5'7" - 5'9" tall
- medium build
- wearing a black hoodie
- black mask
- black pants
- armed with what looked like a sawed off shotgun
The Robbery/Assault Unit responded to the scene and assumed the investigation.
If anyone has any information regarding this crime please contact Sgt. D. Tyner at (706) 225-4293 or the Robbery/Assault Unit at (706) 653-3400.