Friday, March 10, 2017

Reward Offered for Info on Armed Robbery at Batteries Unlimited

Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone with information leading to an arrest in an armed robbery at a business in Heath.  The Licking County Sheriff’s Office reports, on Saturday, Feb. 25 around 10:15 a.m. a man walked into Batteries Unlimited on Hebron Rd. flashed a gun and demanded money from an employee.  The man fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.  The suspect was described as a white male, roughly 6-feet-4-inches tall.  He was wearing a black jacket with a yellow patch on the shoulder, a black mask and white gloves.

Anyone with information on this crime is urged to call the Licking County Crime Stoppers at 740-349-6888 or 1-888-488-9058. A special coding system protects the identity of the caller but allows for the reward to be issued at a later time.    

Crime Stoppers also takes calls from persons with information about any felony. Information leading to the arrest and indictment of a felony suspect could qualify the caller for a reward as determined by the Crime Stoppers’ Board. Crime Stoppers is a non-profit organization. Reward money comes from private individuals, businesses, and foundations that see Crime Stoppers as an integral tool in the community’s fight against crime. Tax-deductible donations can be sent to: Licking County Crime Stoppers, Inc., P.O. Box 304, Newark, OH 43058-0304.