Multiple media outlets have inquired about the following incidents overnight:
Around 1:30 am Columbia police responded to a report of a car-jacking in the 10 block of East Forest Ave. Investigation revealed that the male victim was sitting in his vehicle when he was approached by 3-4 males wearing dark or black clothing. One suspect displayed a hand gun. The victim was pulled from the vehicle, assaulted and robbed of his wallet. The victims vehicle is described as a Chevrolet Impala with Minnesota plates, plate number unknown. Some suspects then left in another vehicle described as a green Pontiac sedan with area's of primer.
Around 2:30 am Columbia police responded to a report of a stabbing on East Ash near Garth Ave. Investigation revealed the victim was in his residence when an altercation occurred with a person unknown to the victim. The victim was stabbed in an arm. The victim has been uncooperative during the investigation. The victims injuries are thought to be non-life threatening.
Around 9:30 pm on August 20, a delivery driver was robbed at gunpoint in the 4400 block of Maxwell Lane. The suspect is described as a male wearing dark clothing and a hat with a dark bandanna covering his face. The delivery driver was not injured.
Police continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding these incidents. Anyone with any information regarding these incidents is asked to contact the Columbia Police Department at 573.874.7652, or call CrimeStoppers at 573.875.TIPS (8477) to remain anonymous.