Police searching for suspect in two Saturday armed robberies

Columbus police are searching for the person suspected of robbing at gunpoint the Family Dollar on Hamilton Road and the Weems Food Mart on Weems Road.

Both robberies happened Saturday.

According to a Columbus police report, the man is described as a black man in his 20s with a thin build. He has a goatee. He was wearing all black and had black and white tennis shoes.

He had an earring in his left ear.

He had a silver handgun.

The robbery at the Weems Food Mart took place at 7:15 p.m.

The robbery at the Family Dollar took place at 9:33 p.m.

Anyone with information should contact Columbus police.