COLUMBIA — Columbia police are investigating an armed robbery Saturday night.
The robbery occurred at a house on the 1800 block of Heriford Road shortly after 10 p.m., according to a Columbia Police Department news release.
A 24-year-old man told police that he heard a knock on the door at 10:05 p.m. When he answered the door, a man pointed a handgun at him and demanded to enter the house. He was followed in by a second man. The two left with several items of stolen property.
The victim's 24-year-old girlfriend was also present during robbery.
The first suspect is described as a heavy-set man, standing between 6-feet and 6-feet-2-inches tall. He had a goatee and was wearing a dark jacket, jeans, boots and a stocking. The second suspect was also wearing a dark jacket and is about 5-feet-6-inches or 5-feet-7-inches tall.
The police are asking anyone with information about the crime to contact the Columbia Police Department at 442-6131 or CrimeStoppers at 875-8477.