Police: Two armed robbery suspects on the run
COLUMBIA - Police said two suspects were on the run Friday morning after an armed robbery at a Columbia motel earlier.
The report said the two suspects walked into the Budget Host Inn at 900 Vandiver Drive around 7:30 a.m. wearing dark clothing and armed with handguns, and both demanded money from the register and safe. Police said the suspects then restrained an employee and a customer before running away. According to the police description, at least one of the suspects was wearing a mask during the robbery.
The customer was transported to a local hospital for evaluation.
Police said there was no property damage during the armed robbery.
The Columbia Police Department is urging anyone with any information regarding this incident to contact them or to call (573) 875-TIPS.