Police looking for grocery store robbery suspect

Police looking for grocery store robbery suspect

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The Columbus Police Department is searching for a grocery store robbery suspect.

On Saturday, July 18 at about 12:32 p.m., police received a call in reference to a robbery at Hometown Grocery located on 27th Street.

Witnesses say a black male asked for change from the clerk and when he opened the register to give him change, the suspect reached across the counter and snatched an unknown amount of money from the register.

The suspect then fled on foot.

The suspect has been identified as 50-year-old Fletcher Jones. He stands about 5'10" tall, weighs between 180-200 pounds, is bald and has some facial hair.

Jones was last seen wearing a dark colored shirt and pants and a baseball style hat.

Anyone with information on Jones is asked to call Sergeant Anthony Locey at (706) 225- 4291 or (706) 653-3400.

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