Police are investigating an armed robbery at Kaldi's Coffee in downtown Columbia.
Officers say around 5:30 a.m., a black man entered the coffeehouse on the corner of Ninth and Cherry streets through the back door after an employee had opened the door for a coworker.
Police say the suspect pointed a handgun at the employee and demanded money.
The suspect fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money. No one was injured during the robbery.
The suspect is described as a black man, approximately 30-years-old, 6'1" tall, bald and with glasses. He was last seen wearing shorts and a tank top.
Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 573-875-TIPS.