Columbus State University Alert 6/20/1016: Armed Robbery Near Campus

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    06/20/2016 - Riverpark Armed Robbery

    Around 9:10 this morning the Columbus State University Police Department received notification from the Columbus Police Department that an armed robbery had been reported at a private business near the Riverpark Campus. The suspect is reported to have robbed the business with a handgun and fled on foot. The suspect was last seen in the vicinity of 11th Street and Front Avenue. The suspect is described as a black male wearing a ball cap, gray cargo pants, and a gray or black shirt. He has a goatee, is described as being of slim build, is estimated to be between 5'7" and 5'9" tall, and is believed to be between 20 and 30 years of age. The suspect is reported to be carrying a black mesh bag and is armed with a silver handgun.
    Campus community members are encouraged to be observant of their surroundings and report any suspicious activity. Do not attempt to contact or detain the suspect. If you observe anyone fitting this description, please use caution and notify 911 immediately.