Police investigate armed robbery in northwest Columbia

3 weeks 5 days 3 hours ago Wednesday, October 17 2018 Oct 17, 2018 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 9:32:00 AM CDT October 17, 2018 in Top Stories
By: Hannah Thomas, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - The Columbia Police Department is looking for a suspect after an armed robbery at a convenience store in northwest Columbia.

Police responded to report of an armed robbery at 2:16 a.m. at the Break Time on North Stadium Boulevard.

Police say a man entered the store and threatened the clerk with a firearm. He then left the store with an undisclosed amount of cash and merchandise. He reportedly ran south from the business; a Boone County Sheriff’s K-9 unit confirmed his direction of travel.

There are currently no video or photos of the suspect to share.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Columbia Police Department at 573.874.7652 or Crimestoppers at 573.875.TIPS to remain anonymous.

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