Columbus family held at gunpoint during home invasion robbery

Robbery Unit detectives are asking for help to identify two suspects who threatened to kill a family in the Linden neighborhood during a home break-in and robbery.

COLUMBUS, OH – A family of five, including a toddler, were held at gunpoint during a home invasion and robbery on Monday.

Police in Columbus responded to East 22nd Avenue after receiving a 911 call from the family after the robbery.

Now detectives are asking the public for help to identify two suspects who threatened to kill the family in their Linden neighborhood home.

According to police, the suspects took valuables from the home and threatened to shoot the family if they did not give them money. Both of the suspects were last seen running away on foot toward Medina Avenue.

The suspects were both described as black males, between 15 and 25 years old, wearing dark-colored hoodies and black sweatpants.

If you have any information about this incident or can help identify either suspect, contact the Columbus Police Robbery Unit at 614-645-4665. Tips can also be made to Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS.

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