COLUMBIA, Md. (WJZ/HOWARD COUNTY POLICE)–Howard County Police are offering a reward up to $500 for information leading to the arrest of three men who bound two employees in a back room and robbed a Goodwill store in Columbia .
It happened around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the store, located in the 9000-block of Snowden River Parkway in Columbia.
Employees told police three men entered through the back of the store, two armed with handguns and one with a small knife. They ordered one of the employees to open a safe.
The suspects took cash from the safe and ordered the victims into a back room, where their hands were bound. All three suspects fled. The two employees were able to free themselves and call 911.
No one was injured.
The suspects are described as follows:
Suspect 1: black male, 5’10” tall, medium build, wearing a baseball hat, white T-shirt, khaki shorts, and white tennis shoes, armed with small knife
Suspect 2: black male, wearing baseball hat, black hoodie, dark shoes, armed with handgun
Suspect 3: black male, heavy build, wearing a hat, white T-shirt, khaki shorts, dark shoes, armed with handgun
The investigation is ongoing.