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      Robbery suspect arrested in Columbia

      Jason P. Smith, 19, was taken into custody early Friday morning for robbery and unlawful use of a weapon.

      Columbia Police have made an arrest in the Parkway Apartments armed robbery.

      Jason P. Smith, 19, was taken into custody early Friday morning for robbery and unlawful use of a weapon.

      Police were called to the Parkway Apartments in the 200 block of West Broadway at about 1:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

      Police say Smith was going to meet friends at their apartment. He entered the home armed with a handgun and demanded property and money. Police say Smith hit a male victim multiple times with the gun, causing minor injuries.

      The search is ongoing for two additional suspects.

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