City of Columbia Missouri Police Department Police Department

600 E. Walnut Street
Columbia, MO 65201


December 10, 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 Dec. 9

(COLUMBIA, MO) - Columbia Police Department officers were dispatched to a report of an armed robber at Xpress Liquor & Smokes, 2101 Corona Road, on Monday, Dec. 9, at approximately 5:10 p.m.

One suspect, described as possibly a white male wearing a camouflage jacket with dark pants and covering his face, entered the store and displayed a handgun. He then left the store on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. There were no injuries reported.

Columbia Police would like to thank the Boone County Sheriff’s Department for their assistance in this case.

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 2019-013015

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