Columbia Police responded to 2709 East Broadway, Break Time Convenience Store, at 1:14 a.m. today in reference to a robbery in progress.
Upon officers' arrival the suspect had fled the area on foot. The investigation revealed the suspect entered the business and displayed a handgun. The suspect demanded money and retrieved an undisclosed amount before fleeing the area in a northbound direction. A K-9 track was conducted with no success. The investigation is on-going.
The suspect is described as a white male between 5'10" and 6' with a slender build. He was last seen wearing a hat, a light colored hoodie, and blue jeans.
If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact the Columbia Police Department, or call CrimeStoppers at (573) 875-TIPS to remain anonymous.