Police Track Armed Robber Near Columbus Schools


Columbus police were looking for a suspected armed robber on Monday morning.

The man was spotted on Oakland Park Avenue in North Linden.

He was near St. James the Less school which was put on lock down. Columbus City Schools also locked down Huy/A.G. Bell, Medina, Linden STEM & Oakland Park Elementary as a precaution. The lockdowns were all lifted after 10 a.m.

Police tell 10TV the robbery suspect may have an AK-47. He was seen wearing a white shirt and cut-off jeans.

No information about the robbery was immediately released.

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