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Police release photos of suspect in smoke shop robbery

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Columbia Police ask for assistance in finding a person accused of harassing an employee at We B Smokin on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019.
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Columbia Police ask for assistance in finding a person accused of harassing an employee at We B Smokin on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019.
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Columbia Police ask for assistance in finding a person accused of harassing an employee at We B Smokin on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019.

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ)

The Columbia Police Department released photos on Tuesday of the suspect accused of robbing a local smoke shop.

The Columbia Police Department said in a news release that a man entered We B Smokin, 2716 Paris Road, at about 1 p.m. Monday and damaged a countertop coin-operated machine with a "large hammer" while yelling at an employee. The man was last seen running south with an undisclosed amount of money, police say.

The department is asking for the public's help identifying the man, described by police as about 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall with a slender build. He was wearing blue jeans, a dark jacket, a blue baseball cap, a dark face mask and gray gloves, police say.

Police ask anyone with information to call the department at 573-874- 7652 or CrimeStoppers at 573-875-8477 to remain anonymous.

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ABC 17 News Team

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