Armed Robbery At South Columbus Gas Station

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Police said an armed man wearing a red baseball hat robbed a South Columbus gas station Monday afternoon.

It happened at the Speedway in the 1100 block of South High Street around 3:45 p.m.

Two employees were inside.

Police said the man showed a black pistol and demanded money from the cash registers.

Police said the man fled on foot with the cash. He was spotted on East Woodrow Avenue a short time later, but got away.

Police said the man was wearing a maroon thermal shirt and red Detroit baseball hat at the time of the robbery.

Anyone with information can call the Columbus Police Robbery unit at 614-645-4665 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-645-TIPS.

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