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600 E. Walnut Street
Columbia, MO 65201
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 1, 2017
CONTACT: Officer Latisha Stroer
Public Information Officer
ARREST MADE IN ATTEMPTED ROBBERY WITH A KNIFE AT DAIRY QUEEN ON THE BUSINESS LOOP
(COLUMBIA, MO) - On 8/1/17 at 3:15 p.m., officers were dispatched to a robbery with a weapon at 700 Business Loop 70 E, Dairy Queen.
The investigation revealed a white male entered the business, displayed a knife at his hip, and demanded money from the employee. The employee refused to give the suspect money and the suspect fled the business on foot.
Officers located the suspect walking in the area of Coats Street and Fairview Avenue. Officers arrested Vincent E. Ferrell Jr., age 47, from Mexico, Missouri for Armed Criminal Action and Robbery in the First Degree.