Suspect fresh out of jail can’t afford pizza, steals cash register of Columbus pizza shop
Columbus Police are looking for an individual who stole the cash register from a south side Pizza Hut after not being able to afford an order late last year.
According to Columbus Police, on Nov. 26, an “unknown subject” entered the Pizza Hut located at 1076 Parsons Ave. and attempted to place an order. The suspect told the employee that he had recently been released from jail, and couldn’t afford to buy a pizza
After telling the individual to wait at the front of the store, the employee heard a loud noise from the area of the front counter. The employee then watched on the store’s surveillance system as the suspect began unplugging wires from the cash register.
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The employee then confronted the suspect, telling them there was no cash in the register. The suspect responded “I have something for you,” while reaching into his coat pocket. He was then seen getting into a black Cadallac with the cash register.
If you have any information about the incident, contact Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 614-645-4665.
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