Contact: Sergeant Joe Bernhard
Columbia Police Department
Public Relations Unit/Mounted Unit supervisor
ARMED ROBBERY OF PETRO MART
On 09-16-13, at 5:05 A.M., Columbia Police Department officers responded to 3850 Range Line Street, Petro Mart Convenience Store, in reference to an armed robbery which had just occurred.
The suspect entered the store, displayed a handgun, and demanded money from the employees. The suspect left on foot in an unknown direction with an undisclosed amount of money. No one was injured during the robbery. Officers were unable to locate the suspect.
The suspect is described as a black male, 5"10", 150 lbs, wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and had something covering his face.
Case number 2013-010959
If you have any information about this incident please contact the Columbia Police Department non-emergency number, 573-442-6131, or Crime Stoppers, 573-875-TIPS, to remain anonymous.