Columbia police are searching for a suspect in connection to a robbery near Forum Boulevard and Mills Drive.
According to the department it happened in the early morning hours yesterday (Thursday), when a man was approached by another man, who pointed a firearm at him.
Apparently the suspect rummaged the victims pockets and hit him in the face with the firearm.
Police say the suspect took an undisclosed amount of money and other items before fleeing on foot.
The victim sustained minor injuries.
The suspect is described as a black man with tattoos on both arms.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers.