Man with knife robs Columbia Exxon

An Exxon station on Snowden River Parkway in east Columbia was robbed by a man brandishing a knife early Sunday morning.

According to Howard County police, two men entered the gas station at 3:24 a.m. on Sunday. Police said one man stood watch by the door while the other approached the clerk with a knife and demanded money; the clerk complied.

The man with the knife also stole two cartons of cigarettes before the two men fled, police said.

Police are searching for both men.

In other news from the Crime Bulletin:

-Huntington Deli & Market burglarized: Police said entry was gained to the business located in the 7600 block of Murray Hill Road at 3:28 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 by breaking the front door glass with two large rocks. Police said cash and multiple cartons of cigarettes were stolen.

-Auto Theft: A Grey 2011 Toyota Tacoma was reported stolen from the 5100 block of Eliots Oak Road in west Columbia on Friday, Sept. 21.

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