Crimestoppers seeks the public’s help to catch a suspect

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DUBLIN, Ohio (WCMH)–On Monday, August 23, 2021, at 8:48 pm, a male black wearing a greenish t-shirt, brown-colored shorts, a black New York Yankees ball cap, and a black face mask entered Hibbitt Sports located at 3878 E. Broad Street in Whitehall.

The suspect asked to purchase two pairs of Jordans. When the cashier was ringing him out, the suspect brandished a handgun and demanded money. The employees fled the store, and the suspect did not get any money. The suspect fled the store with both pairs of Jordans and got into a dark-colored minivan possibly a 2001-2005 Chevy Venture. Surveillance photos of the suspect and vehicle may be viewed on our website,

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for any information leading to the arrest and/or indictment of the person(s) responsible for this crime.  Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477) or go to our website at and e-mail your tip.  You may also submit a tip by downloading our new free P3 Tips mobile app available on the iOS and Android platforms. We are no longer taking tips via text message.

All tips to Crime Stoppers are anonymous. Crime Stoppers does not use Caller ID or record telephone conversations.  A special coding system protects the identity of the caller.  Crime Stoppers also takes calls from persons with information about any felony.  Information leading to the arrest and/or indictment of a felony suspect could qualify the caller for a reward as determined by the Crime Stoppers Board of Directors.  For more information on Central Ohio Crime Stoppers, visit our website at

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