Police investigate armed robbery at Check Into Cash

3 years 3 months 1 week ago Saturday, April 29 2017 Apr 29, 2017 Saturday, April 29, 2017 3:27:00 PM CDT April 29, 2017 in News
By: Lauren Petterson, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA — Police officers responded to an armed robbery at Check Into Cash Saturday afternoon.

According to a release from the Columbia Police Department, around 12:30 p.m. officers went to the scene at the 200 block of N. Providence Road. 

A man went into the business with a handgun and demanded money from an employee. The suspect then ran away from the business, taking an undisclosed amount of money.

No one was hurt in the robbery, and the suspect has not been arrested.

A release described the suspect as a black middle-aged male, about 5'11" with a medium build.

If you have information about the robbery you can call the Columbia Police Department at 573-874-7652 or CrimeStoppers at 573-875-TIPS.

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