Crimestoppers: Surveillance Pictures of Armed Robbery Suspect Released

By January 14, 2020News

Columbia Police Department (CPD) investigators are releasing surveillance pictures of an armed robbery suspect to generate Crimestoppers tips regarding his identity and whereabouts.

The crime happened at the Shell Gas Station located at 831 Harden Street shortly before 7:00 p.m. on December 27, 2019.  The suspect reportedly pointed a gun at the clerk and stole money before leaving the store. No one was injured during the crime.

The suspect is described as being a white male, possibly in his 50’s with a light gray/brown goatee, who stands 5’8″ and weighs between 160-190 pounds. He was last seen wearing a gray ‘Under Armour’ Clemson University long-sleeved shirt, blue jeans, dark-colored shoes with a camouflage-style hat with a design in the middle.

Citizens who recognize the person in the surveillance pictures 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.