Crimestoppers: Armed Robbery and Assault Investigation

Columbia Police Chief W.H. ‘Skip’ Holbrook announces that investigators are releasing surveillance pictures of two armed robbery and assault suspects in an effort to identify and locate them.

The 20-year-old male victim reports that the men stole his belongings and repeatedly assaulted him while he tried to sell a nicotine delivery device.

The victim adds that the suspects connected with him through social media and arranged a time to meet at his Main Street apartment on Saturday, April 13, 2019.  In addition to a Juul electronic cigarette and pod pack, the duo is accused of stealing a cell phone and cash.

Citizens with information about the suspects are encouraged to contact Crimestoppers in any of the following ways:

CALL toll-free, 888-CRIME-SC.

LOG onto:, and click on the red “Submit a tip” tab.

DOWNLOAD the new P3 Tips App for Apple or Android devices.