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Man robbed outside Fort Benning Road gas station

A Columbus man was robbed Sunday afternoon outside a Fort Benning Road gas station, police said.

The 37-year-old man was outside 1538 Fort Benning Road about 4:45 p.m. when the robbery happened. The suspect approached the man, threatening to use a pistol. He then took $1,500 in various denominations before fleeing, reports state.

Police say the victim was uninjured.

Reports state the suspect is Jermaine Harris, a 33-year-old black man. He’s 6-foot-2 and 190 pounds.

Harris’ vehicle is a 2001 blue Toyota Highlander, police said.

There have been no arrests.

Sunday’s robbery is the second at the gas station within a week. Police say a 42-year-old man was robbed about 10:10 p.m. May 22 outside the same gas station. Three suspects approached a 42-year-old, pointed pistols at him and then robbed him.

The man was uninjured, police said.

Reports state two of the suspects are black men in their 20s, both with shoulder-length dreadlocks. The third suspect is a white woman.

The suspects fled in a tan four-door car, possibly a Chevrolet, police said. There have been no arrests.

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