City of Columbia Missouri Police Department Police Department

600 E. Walnut Street
Columbia, MO 65201

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 23, 2021

CONTACT: Jeff Pitts
Public Information Specialist
Columbia Police Department
City of Columbia
573.817.5049
policepio@CoMo.gov

Brittany Hilderbrand
Public Information Specialist
Columbia Police Department
City of Columbia
573.874.7671
policepio@CoMo.gov

Columbia Police investigate a reported home invasion in the 1100 block of Madison Street, Feb. 23

(COLUMBIA, MO) -

Columbia Police responded to a reported home invasion on Tuesday, Feb. 23, at approximately 2:45 a.m. in the 1100 block of Madison Street. 

Upon arrival, officers made contact with the victim. He reported that at approximately 2:30 a.m. three Black males and one Black female entered the residence. The victim reported that he heard a loud banging at the front door. He reported that when he looked outside he observed one suspect holding a firearm while another suspect was attempting to kick the front door. 

The victim reported the suspects then made entry into the residence. He reported that the suspect who was holding the firearm struck him a few times with a pistol while the other suspects demanded cash from the victim.

The suspects left the residence in an unknown direction of travel with an undisclosed amount of cash. 

The victim reported all the suspects were wearing face coverings. He described one of the males as being approximately six feet three inches and wearing eyeglasses, but he was unable to provide any further descriptions. 

There were no further injuries reported. 

This is an ongoing investigation. More information may become available at a later time.

If you know something, say something. Columbia Police are asking for your help. Anyone with 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 2021-001761



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