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Police: Short North ice cream shop robbed at gunpoint

Police are looking for a man they said robbed a Short North ice cream shop at gunpoint on Monday afternoon.
(Columbus Police)

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Police are looking for a man they said robbed a Short North ice cream shop at gunpoint on Monday afternoon.

Police said the man walked into CRMD Ice Cream at 1190 North High Street around 2:15 p.m. and asked for change for a parking meter.

When the employee opened the register, police said the suspect pulled out a gun and demanded all of the money. The employee handed over the cash and the suspect left the store.

The suspect is described as black and in his mid-20s.

He is believed to be between 5 feet, 8 inches to 6 feet tall and weighs approximately 180-200 pounds. He was wearing a dark-colored jacket, a yellow Kappa hooded sweatshirt, black pants, tennis shoes, and had an American flag bandana over his face.

If anyone has any information on this incident or suspect, they are asked to call the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 614-645-4665 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.