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Police search for suspects in armed robbery, hit and run

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Columbus Police are looking for six men suspected of causing a car crash, then robbing a Fort Benning soldier at knife point in a parking lot.

Police were dispatched to a parking lot at the Peachtree Mall around 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday in reference to a hit and run accident, according to a police report. The victim told police the suspects’ car hit his vehicle and one of the suspects got out of the car and "verbally threatened the victim"while holding a knife in his hand. The suspects stole $60 and drove off, the police report says.

Police describe the suspects as six Hispanic males around 30-35 years old, wearing bright yellow vests. If you have any information, you’re asked to call Columbus Police at 706-653-3400.

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