Columbia Police investigate armed robbery

Columbia Police need the public's help to find a man they say robbed a Dollar General location.

Officers responded to the 3700 block of Monterey Drive a little after 4 p.m. after receiving a report of a black male wearing a puffy coat entering the store with a handgun and demanding money from the cashier.

Police say the suspect took an unknown amount of money from the cash register and ran from the scene.

The cashier was not hurt during the robbery.