Columbia police investigate Petro Mart armed robbery

3 years 7 months 2 weeks ago Thursday, March 26 2015 Mar 26, 2015 Thursday, March 26, 2015 9:02:00 AM CDT March 26, 2015 in News
By: Jieyang Zheng, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Columbia Police announced Thursday they are investigating an armed robbery they said happened late Wednesday night. 

Police said the suspect took both cash drawers and fled the scene on foot heading eastbound. A witness observed the suspect run behind Pier 1 Imports. A K-9 tracked the suspect to a hotel and officers recovered the knife, both tills, some cash and change.

There was no one was injured during the robbery and police did not locate the suspect.

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