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Armed, Masked Suspects Rob Cooper State Bank

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COLUMBUS, Ohio -

Columbus police are searching for the two people who robbed a bank on 5th Avenue at gunpoint Tuesday morning.

According to Columbus police, two armed suspects wearing all black clothing and masks, entered the Cooper State Bank at 1669 W. 5th Ave. at about 11 a.m.

The first suspect displayed a handgun and ordered all employees out of their offices and demanded one the employees from behind the counter to remove money from a drawer.

The second suspect held a bag to hold the money the employee removed from the drawer.

When another customer pulled into the parking lot, both suspects fled the bank in an unknown direction.

The Columbus Police Robbery Squad is asking anyone with information to call 614-645-4665.

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