Police seek Phillips 66 robber

Albert Butler admitted to his involvement in the robbery

Updated, 10:20 p.m.:

Authorites arrested 31-year-old Albert Butler and 29-year-old Travis Butler for robbery in the second degree with a to-be-set bond.

Aftering watching the surveillance video, officials determined the Butlers were in the store with a third man, identified as Jeremy Burnett, at 3:33 a.m..

The surveillance video shows that all three men were involved with the robbery. The Butlers admitted their involvement in the robbery, while Burnett is still wanted for robbery in the second degree.

If you have information about Burnettâ??s whereabouts, contact the Columbia Police Department or Crime Stoppers at 875-TIPS to remain anonymous.


A man robbed a Phillips 66 early Friday morning.

Officers were dispatched to 126 S. Providence Road just after 4 a.m., where they learned that a black or biracial man demanded that the clerk give him money from the register.

As he left the store with an undisclosed amount of money, the thief stole two bottles of liquor.

The man was last seen walking northwest from the store.

A K9 brought to the scene couldn't track him.

The robber didn't display a weapon. No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.

Suspect description:
Black male or biracial male 5â??00" â?? 5â??01", 140 pounds. Last seen wearing a hooded sweatshirt, hat and khaki pants. His face was covered with a bandana.