Columbus police investigating Tractor Supply Co. robbery

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Columbus police are investigating a robbery that happened at the Tractor Supply Co. store on Highway 45 North.

Posted: Aug 13, 2019 9:39 AM

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - Columbus police are looking for the person who robbed an employee at Tractor Supply Co.

According to police, the robbery happened late Saturday at the store on Highway 45 North.

After the store closed, the robber approached a store employee and ordered the employee to re-enter the store, police say.

Investigators believe the robber could be a former employee because of the robber’s actions during the crime, according to Police Chief Fred Shelton.

Police describe the robber as a black male who is approximately 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs approximately 240 pounds.

Anyone with information can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-530-7151.

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