On 09/19/2015 at approximately 8:49 P.M. Officers were dispatched to 1704 Providence Road North, the I-70 Eagle Stop, in reference to a Robbery with a Gun call.
Preliminary investigation revealed that a white male entered the business, displayed a handgun and took an undisclosed amount of money from the cash register. The suspect left the business and ran to a vehicle that was parked at a nearby business. The vehicle left the area last seen North on Providence Road. No one was injured during the robbery.
The suspect was described as a white male with an average build wearing a hat, t-shirt and shorts. The suspect vehicle was described as a dark colored passenger vehicle.
No other information is available for release at this time and the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call the Columbia Police Department or CrimeStoppers at (573) 875-TIPS to remain anonymous.