Crime Of The Week: Selfie Robber

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This week’s “Crime of the Week” concerns an Aggravated Robbery which took place in the Prairie Township area of Columbus.  

On Thursday, December 12, 2013, at approximately 9:50 a.m., three male suspects entered a residence in Prairie Township on the pretense of buying a handgun. Once inside the residence, the suspects pulled out handguns on the victim and took several items from the residence which included a shotgun, handgun, and the victim's cell phone. Two of the three suspects have been arrested, while the third suspect is still unknown. A photograph taken from the stolen cell phone was sent to the victim's new cell phone. The victim identified the person in the photo as the third suspect.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477) or through the Crime Stoppers website at