Columbia police are searching for two masked suspects who allegedly injured a hotel employee during an armed robbery.
Two suspects entered Microtel Inn and Suites, 7504 Garners Ferry Road, around 2 a.m. Friday, according to Columbia Police Department.
Police said at least one suspect brandished a firearm at a clerk and hit him in the face.
The suspects then stole money before leaving the hotel.
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The victim was treated at a local hospital and has been released.
The suspect were wearing all black clothing and wore masks during the incident.
Anyone with information about the suspects is asked to contact Crimestoppers at (888) CRIME-SC.