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Alleged armed robbery at Buena Vista Rd. O'Reilly Auto Parts Saturday

(Source: Irisha Jones/WTVM) (Source: Irisha Jones/WTVM)

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - According to the Columbus Police Department, a suspect allegedly committed armed robbery at a local business and robbed the store's employees on Saturday.

CPD Patrol Division responded to O'Reilly Auto Parts at 4536 Buena Vista Road in reference to an armed robbery of the business. The crime happened approximately at 8:06 p.m. 

An employee reported that a black male entered the store, pointed a handgun at him and demanded money from the business. After receiving an undetermined amount of money, the suspect then robbed two employees.

There are no injuries reported. 

The suspect fled the business in an unknown direction. The suspect was described as a black male, 6' to 6'2", slim, wearing a plain flannel jacket with red pinstripes and has scars around his right eye.

The Columbus Police Department Robbery/Assault Unit responded to the scene and assumed the investigation.

We are asking anyone with any information about this crime to contact Sergeant A. Locey at 706-225-4291 or the Robbery/Assault unit at 706-653-3400.

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