Columbia Police looking for armed robbery suspect

Columbia Police investigators are releasing surveillance pictures of an armed robbery suspect who stole money from a local convenience store Tuesday night.

The robbery occurred at the Spinx store located at 7467 Garners Ferry Road shortly after 10:30 p.m. on Monday.

No one was injured during the incident. The suspect has been described as a black male, possibly between the 18-25 years old, last seen wearing a gray/black hoodie with a black/red fitted cap, black pants and white/black shoes.

He possibly left the store in a late 2000 model, dark-colored Nissan Altima with tinted windows and a paper tag.

Citizens with information about the crime are encouraged to contact Crimestoppers in any of the following ways:
CALL toll-free, 888-CRIME-SC.
TEXT to CRIMES (274637), and mark the beginning of the message with “TIPSC,” followed by the tip information.
LOG onto:, and click on the red “Submit a tip” tab.