Columbia Police officers responded to 201 E. Texas Avenue, Red Roof Inn Motel, on 3/21/17 at 8:41 p.m. in reference to a robbery with a gun.
The preliminary investigation revealed a male suspect entered the lobby of the business armed with a handgun and demanded money. The suspect retrieved an undisclosed amount of money before fleeing the area. A K-9 officer responded to conduct a track in the area, however, the suspect was not located. There were no injuries or property damage as a result of this robbery. The investigation is on-going.
The suspect is described as a light skinned black male approximately 5'11" tall with a thin build. He was last seen wearing jeans and a hooded jacket.
If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact the Columbia Police Department at (573) 874-7652, or call CrimeStoppers at (573) 875-TIPS (8477) to remain anonymous.