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Convenience store clerk hit in head, robbed

Columbus police are seeking the public's help in finding a thief.

On May 27, at approximately 2:45 p.m. the Columbus police were dispatched to a business at 3845 St. Marys Road.

One of the store clerks told police she had just reported to work and was preparing for a shift change. Having collected the cash deposits she walked to the back of the store and, upon entering the stock room, a man struck her in the face with an unknown object.

The man then grabbed her by the hair and demanded the money. The thief then pushed her into the office and placed an unknown object to her back and asked for money. The clerk then handed over the money and the robber left through the back door.

The suspect was in his mid-20s and approximately 6-feet tall.

If you have any information, contact the police at 706-225-4242 or 706-653-3400.

If your information leads to an arrest and indictment, you could receive a reward of $1,000.

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