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Information sought in Columbia tobacco store robbery

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Posted at 10:12 PM, Nov 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-03 23:12:44-05

COLUMBIA, Tenn. (WTVF) — Following an armed robbery at a tobacco store in Columbia Monday night, Columbia police are asking for assistance.

According to Columbia police, officers responded to an aggravated robbery at Columbia Discount Tobacco on North High Street around 10:30 p.m.

Video surveillance footage shows a black male wearing a black Nike hoodie and blue jeans enter the store, pull a handgun and rob the clerk of an unknown amount of cash.

Columbia police are looking for any assistance that may help identify the man responsible for the robbery. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Columbia Police Department dispatch at (931) 388-2727 or Maury County Crime Stoppers at (931) 381-4900. Email tips can be sent to SafeTips@ColumbiaTN.com.