Columbus police investigating armed robbery at Forrest Road Package Store

Columbus police investigating armed robbery at Forrest Road Package Store

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Columbus police are investigating an armed robbery at a package store on Forrest Rd.

Officers responded to the store in the 5000 block of Forrest Rd. at approximately 6:54 p.m. on Aug. 16.

CPD’s Robbery and Assault unit says there are three suspects in total. Two went into Forrest Road Package Store while one remained in the getaway car.

One suspect was wearing sunglasses, camouflage shorts, a black shirt and was armed with a pistol. The second suspect was approximately 6′0″ tall and was wearing all black with a black mask covering his face. He was also armed with a pistol.

Police say a single shot was fired, but it was aimed at the ground and did not strike anyone.

The vehicle the trio made their escape in was described as an early 2000s model maroon or burgundy Ford F-150 crew cab with tool boxes mounted to the sides of the truck bed. It was reportedly loud and had damaged paint.

No arrests have been made in this case.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact detectives at (706) 225-4313.

Columbus police investigating armed robbery at Forrest Road Package Store

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