Columbus Police are searching for a robbery suspect


COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – Columbus Police are searching for the suspect in an armed robbery at a Family Dollar Store.

Police Chief Fred Shelton says the incident happened around 8:50 pm following a late-night Wednesday incident at the Family Dollar Store on 202 Alabama Street.

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Apparently, the robber went behind the counter, produced a weapon, and took an undetermined amount of cash from the store.

The suspect is believed to be wearing a white mask, a green jacket with the hood pulled up, gloves, and a black jogging suit. Chief Shelton says no injuries are reported.

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