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Man accused of pointing gun at Walmart employees in Ohio during robbery

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Columbus police are searching for a man in connection with a robbery at a south side Walmart store.

The man was seen exiting an emergency exit of a Walmart on the 3500 block of South High Street in the Far South neighborhood, according to a CPD incident report. The suspect pushed a shopping cart with suspected stolen items at a black GMC Yukon.

Police are looking for a man wanted in connection with a robbery at a South Side Walmart (Courtesy Photo/Columbus Division of Police)

Two of Walmart’s damage control agents followed the man, who reportedly placed the items in his car. The workers were able to take pictures of the man at his car before the suspect pointed a gun at them. As he drove south in the parking lot, he fired a shot.

No one was injured when the shot was fired. The escape Yukon had no attached license plate.

The Columbus Police Department asked anyone with information to call the Robbery Unit at 614-645-4665 or Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477).