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CRIME OF THE WEEK: Police Investigate Northwest Columbus Bank Robbery

Updated: Friday, January 3 2014, 06:45 AM EST
COLUMBUS (Camille Doty) -- Investigators are looking for an armed man who robbed Cooper State Bank on the 1600 block of West 5th Avenue.

The say the unidentified male entered the bank around 8:10 a.m. on Nov. 30. He walked up to the teller and demanded money from the drawers with a weapon.

The suspect was wearing a gray Ohio State University hooded sweatshirt, with a block O on the front, a red Buckeyes baseball cap, light-colored pants and black tennis shoes.

Detectives say the OSU gear is likely used as a prop that helps him fly under the radar when he enters or exits the bank.
 
"If he came in with a different outfit he'd draw more attention to himself, " says Gerald Milner, with Central Ohio Crime Stoppers.

Hes believed to be involved with at least one other bank robbery.

Police say he is between 25 and 30 years old.  Hes between 5 feet inches 8 and 5 feet 10 inches tall, and weighs between 180 and 200 pounds.

Tips could lead to a reward.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Columbus police at 614-461-TIPS, or text a tip to CRIMES 274637, keyword CMH.


CRIME OF THE WEEK: Police Investigate Northwest Columbus Bank Robbery


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