Robbers steal $10,000 in Columbus briefcase heist

Robbers steal $10,000 in Columbus briefcase heist

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COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - An employee of an adult entertainment club in Columbus told police that two robbers made off with $10,000 when they snatched a briefcase from her after work.

The 55-year-old woman said the suspects darted at her from behind a large tree as she was unlocking the door to her residence shortly after 3 a.m. Tuesday, after work at the Foxy Lady.

Police say one suspect tore the briefcase away from the woman and ran off. The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports that the magazine in 1 of the suspect's 9mm Glock handgun jostled onto the ground as the suspects sprinted away.

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