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City of Columbia Police Department
Thursday July 28th, 2016 :: 09:36 a.m. EDT


CPD Investigating Armed Robbery and Assault on Female Victim

Columbia Police Chief Skip Holbrook announces that Investigators are releasing a composite sketch of what an armed robbery and assault suspect may look like. The sketch comes courtesy of the SC Law Enforcement Division (SLED).

CPD Investigators want to find two armed men who forced their way into a female victim’s Adger Road home around 11:30 a.m. on July 24, 2016.

One of the suspects is accused of knocking the victim to the ground and holding her at gunpoint while the other suspect rummaged through her home. The victim suffered non-life threatening injuries to her arms, leg and back. She received medical treatment once police and EMS were dispatched to the scene.

The men are accused of stealing several of her belongings including a purse and cell phone.

The possible suspect in the sketch is described as a black male, possibly between the ages of 22-25 with black hair and brown eyes, weighing approximately 180 lbs., and standing 5’ 09.”

Chief Holbrook encourages citizens with information about this incident to call, text or submit online, their anonymous tip to Crimestoppers in any of the following ways:

CALL toll-free, 888-CRIME-SC.
TEXT to CRIMES (274637), and mark the beginning of the message with "TIPSC,” followed by the tip information.

LOG onto:, and click on the red "Submit a tip” tab.

Tipsters could earn a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the suspects.

City of Columbia Police Department
Justice Square
Columbia, SC 29201

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 803-252-2911

Adger Rd
Columbia, SC

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