Crime & Courts

2 sought in break-in at Columbia home

Columbia police are searching for two men who broke into a woman’s home on Adger Road on Sunday.

The incident happened around 11:30 a.m., according to the Columbia Police Department. One man knocked the victim down and held her at gunpoint while the other man rummaged through her home, officials said.

The men are accused of stealing several of her belongings – including a purse and cellphone.

Police are asking anyone with information on the incident to contact Crimestoppers. Tips can be submitted anonymously by calling 1-888-CRIME-SC, sending a text message starting with “TIPSC” to CRIMES (274637) or logging on to and clicking on the red “submit a tip” tab.

Glen Luke Flanagan