Columbus Crime Stoppers searching for armed home invader | Crime
COLUMBUS, GA - Columbus Crime Stoppers and police need your help finding suspects that kicked in a woman's door and robbed her home.
Police say the victim reported that on Nov. 26, 2012 that a black male knocked on her front door at her 6th Ave. home around 9 a.m.
She opened the door and the man identified himself as Troy. He said he was looking for a guy from Atlanta.
Troy then left only to return about 5 minutes later. When the victim began to open the door Troy slammed it open, pushing her to the ground.
The suspect pointed a handgun at her while another black male suspect entered the apartment.
The second suspect took her purse as well as a laptop computer, Playstation 3 controller and money.
Troy exited through the front door of the apartment while the other suspect exited out the patio door with all of the belongings.
Police describe the suspect named "Troy" as a dark skinned black male. He is tall with a slim build. He was wearing a dark colored jacket on the night of the crime.
The second suspect is simply described as a dark skinned black male.
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