Man uses sword to rob Columbus gas station, police say

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Columbus police are looking for a man who they say robbed a gas station at swordpoint.

According to police, the man entered a gas station in the 3300 block of East Broad Street a little after 12:30 a.m. Thursday, walked up to the counter and demanded cash from the clerk.

He displayed a short sword about 2 feet long with a blue handle and blue scabbard.

Police released two photos, apparently from secuity footage, showng the man and the sword.

Anyone with information is asked to call Columbus police 614-645-4665 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS.

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