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Columbia police investigating convenience store robbery

Sunday, April 22, 2012 | 11:06 a.m. CDT; updated 4:03 p.m. CDT, Sunday, April 22, 2012

COLUMBIA — Police were looking for two people who robbed a convenience store Saturday evening.

About 8:45 p.m. Saturday, two people dressed to conceal their identities entered Mari's Convenience Store, 1210 Prathersville Road, demanding cash, according to a news release from the Boone County Sheriff's Department. They stole an unknown amount of cash and ran away on foot, according to the release.

Officers and a K-9 unit from the Columbia Police Department searched the area but couldn't locate the suspects.

As of 9:30 p.m. Saturday, police were still investigating the robbery.


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