Police respond to possible armed robbery at Columbia gas station

4 years 4 months 1 week ago Sunday, November 09 2014 Nov 9, 2014 Sunday, November 09, 2014 10:54:00 AM CST November 09, 2014 in News
By: Lauren Donovan, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA- The Columbia Police Department responded to a robbery Saturday night at the Break Time Convenience Store on Smiley Lane.

An eyewitness told CPD the suspect entered the store at about 9:45 p.m. and implied he had a hand gun. The suspect then demanded money from the two clerks. Then the suspect fled the store, travelling westbound on foot. It is unknown as to whether the man was actually carrying the weapon. 

The suspect was a white male wearing glasses, about 5 feet 8 inches tall, medium build and was wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt and dark pants. 

The amount of cash stolen has yet to be determined and the investigation is ongoing. 

If you have any information regarding the crime contact the Columbia Police Department or call crime stoppers at 573-875-TIPS to remain anonymous.

 

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