Local resident robbed at gunpoint

Sunday, January 23, 2005 | 12:00 a.m. CST; updated 5:01 p.m. CDT, Monday, June 30, 2008

A Columbia resident was robbed at gunpoint early Saturday morning outside his apartment complex on the 1500 block of Hinkson Avenue, according to Columbia police.

Police said the suspect approached the victim, displayed a silver handgun, demanded money and left with the victim’s wallet and an undisclosed amount of money.

The suspect was described as a 5-foot-10-inch male, weighing 150 pounds and wearing a “puffy” style coat, a yellow stocking hat and blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 875-8477.

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