On 9/8/17 at 12:14 a.m., officers were dispatched to a home invasion robbery in the 900 Block of Hope Place.
The investigation revealed two suspects armed with firearms forced entry into a residence occupied by a 24 year old male and a 20 year old female. The suspects assaulted both victims but the victims were able to flee the residence and call 9-1-1. Both victims were transported by ambulance to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The suspects fled the scene, prior to officers' arrival, with an unknown amount of property. The suspects are described as two black males. There have been no arrests made and the investigation is ongoing.
If anyone has any information about this incident, please contact the Columbia Police Department or Crimestoppers at (573)875-TIPS, to remain anonymous.