PNC Bank – 5/23/18 – Columbus

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Robbery Date/Time: 5/23/18 2:00 pm
Location: PNC Bank
Address: 3500 W. Broad Street
City: Columbus
State: OH
Zip: 43204
Lead Investigator/Agency: Det. Brad Thomas / Columbus PD
Phone Number: 614-645-4665
Email: bthomas@columbuspolice.org; htrombitas@columbus.rr.com
Description:

On May 23, 2018, at approximately 2:00 p.m., an unknown male suspect entered the PNC Bank located at 3500 W. Broad Street. The suspect approached the counter and passed a threatening note demanding money. The victim teller complied with the demand and gave the suspect an undetermined amount of money. The suspect took the cash and fled on foot. The suspect was described as a male, white, 40-50 years old, 5’10″ to 6’1″ tall, slender build, unshaven, balding, wearing a dark colored T-shirt with a red state of Ohio emblem on the front, and jeans. Update – the robber has been identified as David Messner.

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