Man flashes pistol during attempted Rite Aid robbery

tstevens@ledger-enquirer.comNovember 1, 2013 

Rite Aid employees escaped robbery Thursday evening after a man entered the 2300 Wynnton Road store and flashed a pistol, according to a Columbus Police report.

While it is unclear why the alleged would-be robber was unsuccessful, employees told police that he flashed a silver pistol from his waistband after arriving at about 8:50 p.m.

No injuries were reported.

He was described as a 18 to 21-year-old black man with a light to medium complexion. The suspect was also allegedly wearing a white shirt, a black bomber jack, blue jeans and a white hat.

Anyone with additional information should call Investigative Services at 706-653-3400.

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