Columbia man arrested for robbery in Waffle House parking lot

Marcus Glass, Jr.

A Columbia man is arrested for a weekend robbery in a restaurant parking lot.

Police were called to the Waffle House on Vandiver Drive early Saturday morning.  The victim told police he’d walked outside to look for his wife when he became involved in an argument with an unknown male.  The victim says he was held at gunpoint and robbed of his cash and cell phone.  No injuries were reported.

Based on the victim’s description, police located the robber a short time later about three miles north of the robbery location on Harvester Road.  Marcus Glass, Jr., 30, of Columbia, was arrested for first-degree robbery, armed criminal action, and receiving stolen property.