Robbery at a Columbia convenience store on Rangeline

      The Petro Mart Convenience store on Rangeline in Columbia was robbed early this morning.

      At 4:24a.m. Columbia police officers were dispatched to the Petro Mart Convenience store, after report of an armed robbery.

      A press release states that a suspect entered the store with a knife and demanded money from the two clerks.

      The suspect left with an undisclosed amount of cash on foot.

      A Boone County K-9 was called in to track the robber and led police to a parking lot where it is believed the suspect entered a vehicle and left the area.

      The suspect is described as a hispanic male, 5â??5â??, 140 lbs, bushy eyebrows. He was wearing a black ski mask, dark colored

      handkerchief, grey long sleeve shirt, dark grey pants, and light colored shoes.

      If you have any information you can contact the Columbia Police Department at 573-441-5470 or email: