Same Man Suspected in Two Armed Robberies

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Police suspect the same man has committed armed robberies at two Cleveland Avenue restaurants this month.

Police said the man robbed the Advanced Auto Parts at 2585 Cleveland Avenue on January 12. Police said he forced the woman behind the counter to give him money from the register.

On January 18, police say the man targeted the Family Dollar store at 2372 Cleveland Avenue.

Police said the man held an item in his hand and waited in line. When it was his turn to pay, he showed the clerk a handgun and took the money from the register.

Anyone with information should call the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 614-645-4441.