Police searching for suspect in Friday morning Break Time robbery

Friday, April 26, 2013 | 12:00 p.m. CDT; updated 6:21 p.m. CDT, Friday, April 26, 2013

COLUMBIA — The Columbia Police Department is looking for a suspect in an armed robbery that took place at 1:35 a.m. Friday.

A man entered the Break Time convenience store at 1410 Forum Blvd. and pointed a handgun at the cashier, demanding cash. The man ran off after the robbery with an undisclosed sum of money, according to a news release from the police department.

The Boone County Sheriff's Department K-9 unit was called in to assist, but the search was unsuccessful. No one was injured during the incident.

There is no surveillance photo available at this time, but the suspect is described as 5 feet 4inches tall and 130 pounds. He was last wearing a dark-hooded sweatshirt, jeans, a dark hat and tennis shoes.

The police department is asking anyone with information about the robbery to contact the department or Crime Stoppers at 875-8477. 


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