(KMOV)---Police need the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in an armed robbery overnight in Columbia, Ill.
According to police, the robbery took place at 1:46 a.m. when the suspect robbed the Motomart on Southwoods. The suspect allegedly displayed a knife to the clerk k and demanded money. The clerk complied with his demands and was not injured.
The suspect fled the scene in a black or dark colored passenger car, possibly a Chevrolet Lumina.
Surveillance video shows the suspect, a white male, medium build, wearing a red bulky coat and a hat.
This suspect fits the description of a suspect who committed an armed robbery earlier in the metro east area. He is considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information on this suspect or crime is asked to contact the Columbia PD at 618-281-5151.