Search for Columbia Robber
According to a Columbia Police Department news release, the suspect was last seen wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt with white writing on it and blue jeans. He displayed a dark colored large caliber semi-automatic handgun.
The victim, a 30-year-old male, was walking in the area of 1st and Ash St. when he was approached by the suspect. The suspect grabbed the victim by the arm, pointed a gun at him and demanded money. The victim gave the suspect an undisclosed amount of money.
The suspect was last seen running northbound from the area.
The victim was not injured.
Anyone with any information is requested to call CRIME STOPPERS at (573) 875-8477. You do not have to give your name and you may be eligible for a reward of up to $1500 if your information leads to an arrest.