Columbia Police officers were dispatched to a report of a home invasion in the 100 block of West North Cedar Lake Dr., at 10:41 p.m. on Oct. 17.
The investigation revealed two males forced entry into the residence while brandishing firearms and stole property from the residence. No injuries were reported. The first suspect was described as a white male, approximately 5'06" and 200 lbs. The second suspect was described as a slender black male, approximately 5'10" and 150 lbs.
Detectives arrested the first suspect identified as Christopher T. Russell, 19, of Columbia for 1st degree Robbery and Armed Criminal Action. Bond was not set. The investigation is ongoing and detectives are working to identify and locate the second suspect.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to please contact the Columbia Police Department at 573.874.7652 or CrimeStoppers at 573.875.TIPS to remain anonymous.