Suspect sought in State Street armed robbery

Columbus police are looking for a suspect in an armed robbery ealry this morning.

A man entered the Marathon gas station on State Street and told the cashier that he had a gun and threatened to shoot the employee. The suspect then ran from the store with cash. Police were called in at about 3:40 a.m. this morning. No weapon was displayed and the clerk was not harmed, says Lt. Matt Harris, spokesman for the Columbus Police Department.

Police are looking for a white man, who is between 5-4 and 5-8. He was wearing a dark colored sweatshirt and black ski mask. If you have any information you can call the Bartholomew County Emergency Operations Center at 812-379-1689. Tips and information can be left anonymously.