Crimestoppers | Armed Robbery Investigation

By January 7, 2019 Press Releases

Columbia Police Department investigators are working to identify an armed robbery suspect stemming from an incident that occurred on Christmas Eve.

Surveillance Picture

The man is accused of stealing watches and gold bracelets from two males at gunpoint while they walked along 1613 Main Street shortly after 3:00 a.m. on December 24, 2018.

The victims were not physically harmed during the armed robbery.

Investigators ask that you pay close attention to the suspect who was captured on surveillance pictures on the night of the crime.

The suspect is described as being a tall/thin black male who was last seen wearing dark clothing including a toboggan, hoodie, pants, and white sneakers. He may also have a goatee and tattoo on the left side of his neck.

Surveillance Picture

*The suspect should be considered armed and dangerous*

Citizens with information to aid with the investigation are encouraged to contact Crimestoppers in any of the following ways:

CALL toll-free, 888-CRIME-SC or LOG onto:, and click on the red “Submit a tip” tab. DOWNLOAD the new P3 Tips App for Apple or Android devices.