Suspect Robs Man at Gunpoint at Columbia Public Library

5 years 11 months 4 weeks ago Thursday, October 18 2012 Oct 18, 2012 Thursday, October 18, 2012 2:54:00 PM CDT October 18, 2012 in News
By: KOMU Staff

COLUMBIA -  The Columbia Police Department said Thursday a suspect robbed a 21-year-old man at gunpoint in the Daniel Boone Regional Library parking lot Wednesday evening. 

Police said the victim was exiting the library at approximately 6:10 pm, when the suspect approached him from behind and forced the victim into his own car using a handgun. According to police, the suspect got into the vehicle and forced the victim to drive to the victim's bank and withdraw money from the ATM. 

Police said the victim then drove the suspect to the area of Wilkes and Seventh Street, where the suspect fled by foot.  

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