COLUMBUS, Ga. – Columbus Police responded to Hidden Lake Bottle Shop located in the 3400 block of Macon Road back on March 19 in reference to an armed robbery.
The clerk reported that a black male entered the store armed with a black pistol, pointed the pistol at him and demanded money. After the suspect received an undetermined amount of money, he made the clerk lay on the floor, at which time the suspect fired a round into the floor next to the clerk’s head. The suspect fled the business in an unknown direction. There were no injuries reported.
The suspect is described as a male, 6’0 feet tall, 200 pounds, short black hair, last seen wearing a blue bandana over his mouth, dark jacket with a black shirt, dark pants and black and white shoes.
If you have any information about this crime, you are asked to contact Corporal Darrell Middlebrooks at 706-225-4329 or the Robbery/Assault unit at 706-653-3400.