Updated: Columbus police searching for armed robbery suspect

Updated June 5th: Columbus Police have released another photo of the suspect and video.

Columbus police are looking for a suspect who used a knife to rob a gas station of a number of vape pens Wednesday night.

According to police reports, the incident happened at about 10:15 p.m. Wednesday night at the Marathon gas station on West Jonathan Moore Pike. A man entered the store and began arguing with the clerk and demanding a vape pen. He then threatened the clerk with the knife and left the store with an undisclosed number of pens.

The suspect is described as a tall, thin white man with a red/brown beard. He was wearing a black Freddy’s restaurant sweatshirt, blue jeans, and dark colored shoes and hat.

If you have any information on the robbery, you can contact the Columbus Police Department at 812-376-2600. Tips and information can be left anonymously.

Video still courtesy of Columbus Police Department

Video available here