Crime

Police investigating armed robbery at Econo Lodge

LARRY GIERER

lgierer@ledger-enquirer.com

Columbus police are investigating the report of an armed robbery at the Econo Lodge on Victory Drive.

According to a police report, the crime occurred  in the hotel lobby at 10:11 p.m. Saturday.

A woman employed by the business was punched and threatened with a knife.

Reported taken was $329.41 in currency and an Apple iPhone worth $650.

The suspects were described as two black males.

One man with a slender build wore a black jacket, blue pants and  red gloves.

The other also had a slender build and wore black pants, black jacket and blue gloves.

Both of the suspects wore a "Scream" mask.

Anyone with information should contact Columbus police.

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