Columbus robbery suspect arrested in Arkansas

(Photo Provided/Columbus Police Department)

COLUMBUS, Ind. (WISH) — A man accused of robbing a convenience store in Columbus has been picked up in Arkansas.

27-year-old Christopher Fowler of Columbus is believed by police to have robbed a Circle K convenience story on June 24.

Police posted pictures of the subject to social media and received tips leading them to Fowler, including that he had frequented Osceola, Arkansas.

Law enforcement in Arkansas were notified and Fowler was arrested on July 17.

“We would like to thank the public for the numerous calls and tips that assisted in the arrest of Mr. Fowler,” said Sgt. Matt Harris, Public Relations Officer for the Columbus Police Department. 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 and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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