Armed Robber Loses Loot

9 years 7 months 2 weeks ago August 08, 2007 Aug 8, 2007 Wednesday, August 08 2007 Wednesday, August 08, 2007 2:42:42 PM CDT in News

According to the Columbia Police Dept., the incident occurred at 9:22 Wednesday morning.

The suspect allegedly entered the business, displayed a handgun, and jumped over the counter. He then demanded money and struck a female clerk with the weapon.

A nearby businessman heard the commotion and went to help. The suspect pointed the weapon at the man, then fled on foot. While attempting to scale a retaining wall, the robber dropped the proceeds from the robbery.

The suspect was last seen traveling westbound on Vandiver Dr. in a late '80's or early '90's four-door car with partial license plate 6BP. He is a black male between 5'11'' and 6' tall wearing a white shirt and athletic-style pants.

Anyone with any information is requested to call CRIME STOPPERS at (573) 875-8477.  You do not have to give your name and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1500 if your information leads to an arrest.

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