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|Robbery Date/Time:||2/12/2013 11:00 am|
|Location:||Cooper State Bank|
|Address:||1669 W. Fifth Avenue|
|Lead Investigator/Agency:||Detective Tom Clark - Columbus Police Robbery Squad|
On February 12, 2013, at approximately 11:00 AM, two male suspects, described as wearing black hooded coats and masks covering their faces, and one carrying a black handgun, entered the Cooper State Bank, 1669 W. 5th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio, and demanded an employee open the cash drawer and give them cash. The employee placed the cash in a tan/green colored bag and the suspects the fled the bank running west from the bank. Suspect #1 is described as a Male, Black, black hooded jacket with the hood up, black mask across his face, dark pants, large build, 6’00”, 220 – 250 pounds, 20 – 30 years old and holding a black handgun. Suspect # 2 is described as a Male, White, black hooded jacket with the hood up, black mask across his face, blue jeans, small to medium build, 5’ 08” – 5’ 09”, 150 – 180 pounds, 20 – 30 years old and carrying a tan/green colored bag.
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