Man robbed at gunpoint in Columbia
COLUMBIA - An armed robbery occured Friday morning around 4 a.m. in the area of Austin Avenue and Grand Avenue in Columbia.
Columbia Police officers were dispatched to 100 Business Loop 70 East in reference to a robbery with a gun.
Preliminary investigation shows that a male victim, 40, was walking towards the 200 block of Austin Avenue when he was approached by a male suspect near the intersection of Austin Avenue and Grand Avenue. The suspect took out a handgun and demanded money from the victim. The suspect took an unknown amount of money before running from the scene on foot. The victim went to 100 Business Loop 70 East to contact law enforcement.
There were no reported injuries or property damage as a result of the incident.
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