On 10/31/14 at 2:55 A.M., officers were dispatched to 1004 Stadium Boulevard, PetroMart, in reference to an armed robbery.
The investigation revealed the suspect entered the business from the rear of the building wearing a Halloween mask and dark clothing. The suspect was armed with a handgun and demanded money from the clerk. An undisclosed amount of money was taken from the business and the suspect fled on foot in an unknown direction of travel. No one was injured during the robbery and the investigation is on-going.
If anyone has any information regarding this incident, please contact the Columbia Police Department or Crime Stoppers at (573) 875-TIPS to remain anonymous.