MEDIA RELEASE - 06-26-13
TWO ARMED ROBBERIES OF CONVENIENCE STORES OVERNIGHT
On 06-26-13 officers responded to two armed robberies of convenience stores. The robberies occurred approximately 14 minutes apart and appear to have been committed by the same suspect who was armed with a handgun.
The first robbery occurred at 101 Nifong Blvd E, Midwest Petroleum, and was dispatched at 2:14 A.M.
The second robbery occurred at 1410 Forum Blvd, Break Time Convenience Store, which was dispatched at 2:28 A.M.
Black male, 6'0", slender build, last seen wearing grey shirt, jacket with a hood, and dark jeans. He was armed with a handgun.
Case Numbers 2013-007078 and 2013-7079
If you have any information about this incident please contact the Columbia Police Department non-emergency number, 573-442-6131, or Crime Stoppers, 573-875-TIPS, to remain anonymous.
Sgt Joe Bernhard
Public Relations Unit/Mounted Unit Supervisor