City of Columbia Missouri Police Department Police Department

600 E. Walnut Street
Columbia, MO 65201


November 5, 2019

CONTACT: Jeff Pitts
Community Relations Specialist/Public Information Officer
Columbia Police Department
City of Columbia

Columbia Police investigate armed robbery at Xpress Liquor & Smokes, 2101 Corona Road, on Nov. 4


Columbia Police Department officers were dispatched to a report of an armed robbery at Xpress Liquor & Smokes, 2101 Corona Road on Monday, Nov. 4, at approximately 8:50 p.m. One suspect entered the store and displayed a handgun while demanding money. 

The suspect fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. He was last seen heading eastbound on foot from the store. He was described as a black male, approximately 6’2". At the time of the incident, the suspect was wearing black pants, a black jacket and a mask. There were no injuries reported. 

There is no further information to provide at this time, as this is an active investigation. 

Anyone with additional information about this incident is asked to please contact the Columbia Police Department at 573.874.7652 or CrimeStoppers at 573.875.TIPS (8477) to remain anonymous.

Case number 2019-011638

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