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Police looking for suspect in robbery of Suntrust Bank in Publix

Suspect in bank robbery being sought
Suspect in bank robbery being sought Columbus Police

A suspect in a Columbus bank robbery Monday is being sought.

The man that police say robbed the SunTrust bank inside of the Publix grocery store, 5435 Woodruff Farm Road, is described as a white male in his 60s. He is about 6-foot tall and weighs 180 pounds.

He was wearing a tan and dark colored cap, yellow glasses, a tan jacket, a plaid button up shirt and jeans.

He got away with an undisclosed amount of money.

Nobody was hurt.

Police were dispatched to the bank around 3 p.m.

The bank was shut down for a period of time.

Besides Columbus police, agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation were on the scene.

Anyone with information should call Detective Darrell Middlebrooks at 706-225-4329 or the robbery/assault unit at 706-653-3400.

Larry Gierer: 706-571-8581, @lagierer

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