The Columbia Police Department is searching for a suspect in a robbery last night.
Officers were dispatched to 2806 Rollins Road around 9:45 p.m.
The 67-year-old victim said she was getting out of her vehicle when a man approached her from behind and demanded her purse.
The suspect fled on foot with the purse.
The Boone County Sheriff's Department K-9 unit unsuccessfully attemped to track the suspect's scent.
The woman was not injured during the robbery and the suspect did not display a weapon.
There is no suspect information and the investigation is ongoing.