Columbia Police Arrest Two Suspects for Strong Arm Robbery
COLUMBIA - Columbia Police Officers responded to a strong arm robbery near 3301 W. Broadway, Walmart, at 2:07 Tuesday afternoon.
According to the Columbia Police Department, a male victim was meeting two males to sell property. When the victim arrived he was assaulted by the suspects. The victim was then taken to a local hospital with injuries to his eye, jaw and head.
Patrol officers, the Detective Unit and the Street Crimes Unit indentified the suspects and both were taken into custody. The stolen property was recovered.
The two 17-year-old suspects were arrested for robbery in the second degree and assault in the second degree.