Columbus Peanut Shoppe Site of Ye Olde Knifepointe Assault

The delicious scene of the crime. (Google Streetview)

10TV — Central Ohio’s News Leader! — reports that a female employee of The Peanut Shoppe, located on High Street in downtown Columbus, was held at knifepoint on Friday afternoon. A large man in his mid-30s allegedly entered the store and asked the employee about the Shoppe’s many varieties of delicious peanut candy, then pulled a knife on her and may have been trying to force her into a back room. The man fled when a customer entered and the employee called for help.

The real story here, of course, is that apparently Columbus has an entire store devoted entirely to peanuts and various peanut-related products. Look for The Thrill to publish a full report on this delicious new development as soon as we get a chance to check it out.