Columbia Police Department Chief Geoff Jones will speak at a press conference Tuesday, Aug. 11 at 3:30 p.m. regarding two public safety incidents that occurred within a 2-mile radius of Pendleton Street and East Forest Avenue on Tuesday, Aug. 11, during the early morning hours. During both incidents, the suspect sought entry into occupied residences.
The briefing will be held in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 701 E. Broadway. Members of the media attending the 2 p.m. COVID-19 community briefing are encouraged to stay for this press conference. Social distancing measures will be in place. Masks are required.The press conference will be live-streamed at http://gocolumbiamo.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?publish_id=c1a010c3-348a-434e-9a65-c31926fcbb0f and will begin 5 minutes prior to 3:30 p.m. and live broadcast on Spectrum 992, Mediacom 80 and CenturyLink 96.