Police searching for suspect following multiple robberies in north Columbus area

(Columbus Division pf Police)

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Police are searching for a suspected serial robber following several robberies in the north Columbus area Saturday evening.

Columbus police say at 7:45 p.m., the suspect entered the T-Mobile located in the 5000 block of N. High Street wearing a green "Alien" mask and a cross slung, black and red gym bag. He was armed with a large knife. The employee ran into a back room and locked the door.

The suspect left the store and went toward N. High Street. He briefly lifted his mask and his face was recorded by video.

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Next, at around 7:53 p.m., police say the suspect entered the Subway located in the 2800 block of Morse Road. The suspect brandished his knife and demanded cash. The suspect then left with the available cash and exited the side door toward Chesford Road.

Finally, at around 8:20 p.m., the suspect entered the Chipotle located in the 4700 block of Morse Road and again brandished his knife, demanding cash, according to police. The suspect left with cash then got into what appeared to be a gray or silver-colored 4-door car, possibly a Honda Civic.

Police describe the suspect as a black male ranging in age from 28-35 years old.

Anyone with information on these robberies or the suspect is asked to call Detective Agee at (614) 645-3941 or Columbus Police Robbery Squad at (614) 645-4665.