A security guard at the Extended Stay America, 6601 Reflections Drive, said she was forced to empty the cash register at 2:43 a.m. July 2 after a man walked up and put a gun to her head.
The woman told the Columbus Division of Police she was returning to the lobby after checking the property's perimeter when the man approached her.
"The suspect told her to walk inside the ... business and give him the money or he would shoot her," according to the incident report.
The man ran away after the guard gave him cash and rolls of quarters from the cash register.
In other recent police incident reports from northwest Columbus:
* Five pairs of sunglasses worth a combined $1,700 were reportedly stolen from a Mall at Tuttle Crossing store at 6:17 p.m. July 5.
A store employee said two women came in to shop, but one of them put the items in a shopping bag and fled without paying for them.
* A 30-year-old man said one person he knew and two he didn't robbed him at 1:24 a.m. July 3 in the 2000 block of Queensgate Lane.
The victim said the three people took a $2,000 laptop computer, a cellphone valued at $500 and a handheld gaming system along with accessories worth $800.
* A representative of a business in the 1700 block of Ramblewood Avenue contacted police at 3:54 p.m. July 2 to accuse an ex-employee of fraud.
She stated the suspect claimed his last paycheck for $3,809 had been lost, so she issued him a new one.
The suspect was able to cash both checks before the bank canceled the first, according to the report.
The woman also stated the ex-employee is still using the business while working for himself.
* A 49-year-old man said he was assaulted at 11:08 p.m. June 30 in the 2500 block of Sawbury Boulevard when another man struck him in the arm with a wooden handle of some sort.
The victim told police he then threw a large plastic-and-metal ashtray at the suspect to get him to go away, according to the report
The victim stated the suspect then struck him in the face with a closed fist, after which the victim retreated into his apartment and closed the door. The suspect told police he did not strike the suspect.
* A woman, 45, told police she believes she knows who stole $3,000 worth of jewelry from her residence in the 6300 block of Bannister Drive between 10 a.m. and noon June 30.