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      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, 5??5??, 140 lbs, bushy eyebrows. He was wearing a black ski mask, dark coloredhandkerchief, 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:jkbernha@gocolumbiamo.com