Huntington Bank – 12/16/17 – Columbus

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Robbery Date/Time: 12/16/17 9:27 am
Location: Huntington Bank
Address: 3424 Cleveland Ave.
City: Columbus
State: OH
Zip: 43224
Lead Investigator/Agency: Det. Tyler Hartley - Franklin County Sheriff's Office
Phone Number: 614-525-3351

On December 16, 2017 at approximately 9:27 am, a male black entered the Huntington Bank, 3424 Cleveland Avenue, Columbus, approached bank tellers and threatened to harm them if they did not give him money. Fearing for their safety, the tellers complied and gave the robber money. The robber took the money and fled the bank. The robber was described as a black male, approximately 20’s of age, 6’0 – 6’3″, medium build, wearing a gray hoodie, blue jeans, and brown Timberline-style boots. The robber may have fled in a small, 4-door white vehicle with driver’s side front end damage. Update – the robber has been identified as Ghearadi M. Gaston

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