An armed individual attempted to rob a woman at gunpoint Monday afternoon outside of the Peachtree Mall, according to Columbus police.
She was able to escape the 1:30 p.m. incident without injuries.
Authorities were called to the Peachtree Mall at 3131 Manchester Expressway around 1:50 p.m. Monday to investigate an armed robbery.
The victim said she was in the parking lot near the Macy’s entrance on the west side of the mall when a person aimed a gun at her and demanded her purse. She threw her purse and honked her horn, Sgt. Art Sheldon said.
He fled in a white vehicle without stealing anything.
Sheldon said officials are still searching for the male robber, who is possibly a juvenile. Police said the victim didn’t give a detailed description of the suspect.
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