“Repeatedly punched…in the face”
One local theft suspect attacked a grocery store employee after being stopped.
According to Columbus Police, just before 12 p.m. on March 19, an employee of the Meijer Grocery Store stopped a shoplifter. The individual then “repeatedly punched [the employee] in the face” before fleeing the store with some of the items she had been trying to steal.
Police included multiple images of the suspect. If you have any information about the incident, contact Columbus Police Property Det. Beard at (614)-645-2091.
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The $40,000 Bike Theft
Police are still on the lookout for the individuals behind a $40,000 warehouse heist.
According to Columbus Police, on May 11, an individual entered a warehouse located on the 3300 block of Alum Creek Dr. The individual then loaded three “high-end” bicycles into a white van that then left the scene.
The estimated value of the bicycles, police say, was $40,000.
The van was caught on a surveillance camera. If you have any information about the incident, contact Det. Samuel at 614-645-2064.
The Underwear Bandits
On May 5, the Victoria’s Secret store located on the 3600 black of Dublin-Granville Rd. was the victim of a significant theft, and police are on the hunt for a pair of suspects.
According to a media release from Columbus Police, two women entered the store before leaving with an estimated $1276.65 worth of merchandise and fragrances that was not paid for.
Police are currently looking for a pair of suspects. If you have information about the incident, contact Columbus Police Property Det. Beard at (614)-645-2091.
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