Robbery suspect leaves cellphone at scene, police release selfie

WHITEHALL, Ohio (MEDIA GENERAL) — Whitehall police have some good pictures of an alleged robber after he leaves his cellphone at the scene with his selfies on it.

According to the Whitehall Division of Police, at about 12:35 p.m. April 27, a man entered the Columbus Metro Federal Credit Union in the 4000 block of East Broad Street, and demanded money from the teller.Selfie2

After receiving an undetermined amount of cash, the suspect ran from the scene, however police said the man left his cellphone behind.

Several photos of the suspect were found on the phone and police hope it helps with his identification.

The suspect is described as a black male, 5 feet 8 inches to 6 feet tall, 170 to 220 pounds, and was seen wearing a plaid hooded coat, and a white ball cap.

Police ask anyone with information on this suspect to call FBI Special Agent Wozniak at 614-224-1183 or Whitehall Police at 614-237-6333. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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