Columbia Police were dispatched to a report of a robbery with a weapon at Midwest Petroleum, 126 S. Providence Rd. on Nov. 1 at approximately 11:30 p.m.
The victim reported two men entered the store as if they were going to make a purchase, but then came behind the counter while drawing and displaying handguns. The two suspects began demanding money from the register.
The first suspect was described as a Black male wearing a dark color hoodie with a red "camo" pattern on the bottom of the coat, blue jeans, white shoes and a black beanie. The second suspect was described as a Black male wearing a dark color hoodie, dark blue or black ball cap and black shoes with a red and white pattern.
The suspects left the store with an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspects’ direction of travel is unknown.
CPD patrol requested a K-9 to assist in the search. A K-9 track led officers to the area of Allen and Bryant Streets, however, no suspects were located.
There were no injuries reported.
This is an ongoing investigation, and there are no further details to provide at this time.
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 (8477) to remain anonymous.
Case number 2020-010493