Columbia Police officers responded to 1406 Grindstone Parkway, Break Time Convenience Store, at 12:04 a.m. today in reference to a robbery with a gun.
The preliminary investigation revealed a male suspect entered the business armed with a handgun and demanded money from the clerk. The suspect retrieved an undisclosed amount of money before fleeing the area on foot in a southeast direction. Upon officers' arrival, a K-9 track was conducted. The suspect was not located and is still at large.
The suspect is described as a black male in his mid-20's, approximately 5'10" with a thin build. He was last seen wearing all dark clothing. There were no reported injuries or property damage as a result of this incident. The investigation is on-going.
If you have any information regarding this robbery, please contact the Columbia Police Department at (573) 874-7652, or call CrimeStoppers at (573) 875-TIPS to remain anonymous.