The Columbia Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a person who might be at risk. A message was written on the inner side of the women's bathroom door in dry-erase marker at Petro-Mart, 2200 W. Ash St. The message stated:
name ashely lewis
The message was found around 5 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 9. During the course of the investigation, officers were able to determine that the message was left sometime between 4 a.m. and 5 a.m.
CPD officers have been working aggressively to identify and locate the person who wrote this message.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to please contact the Columbia Police Department at 573.874.7652 or CrimeStoppers at 573.875.TIPS to remain anonymous.
Case number: 2019-008187