Contact: Officer Latisha Stroer, Public Information Officer
Columbia Police Department
ARMED ROBBERY KALDI'S COFFEEHOUSE
On 10/4/13 at 5:35 A.M., Officers were dispatched to 29 S. Ninth Street, Kaldi's Coffeehouse, in reference to an armed robbery.
The investigation revealed a black male entered the store through the back door after an employee had opened the door for another employee. The black male suspect pointed a handgun at the employee and demanded money. The suspect fled the scene on foot towards the Cherry & 8th Street garage with an undisclosed amount of money. No one was injured during the robbery. The investigation is ongoing.
Black male, approximately 30 years old, 6'1", stocky build, bald with glasses, last seen wearing a tank top and shorts.
If anyone has any information about this robbery, please contact the Columbia Police Department or Crime Stoppers at 875-TIPS to remain anonymous.