On 04/03/2015 at approximately 10:17 P.M. officers were dispatched to 2402 Paris Road, the Break Time convenience store, in reference to a robbery.
Investigation revealed the clerk emerged from the back of the business to find a white male near the counter wearing dark clothing and a covering over his head. The suspect demanded money and the clerk provided the drawer from the register. The suspect took an undisclosed amount of money from the drawer and ran southbound from the business. No one was injured in the robbery.
Officers attempted a k-9 track however were unable to locate the suspect. CID was notified and the investigation is ongoing. No other information is available for release at this time. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Columbia Police Department or call CrimeStoppers at (573) 875-TIPS to remain anonymous.