Columbia police arrested two Columbia residents in relation to an assault that was reported around 7:15 a.m. Monday near Orchard Court, according to a news release Monday evening.

Suspects Lucas Gordon Harper and Elizabeth Emily Dye were arrested on suspicion of first-degree assault, armed criminal action and first-degree robbery.  

During the investigation, officers located a 33-year-old female victim who had sustained life-threatening injuries. She was transported to a local hospital for advanced medical care.

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

Anyone with information about the  incident is asked to contact the Columbia Police Department at 874-7652. To remain anonymous, contact CrimeStoppers at 875-8477 or