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Police identify man wanted in IHOP robbery

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Jamal Hasson Rouse (Source: CPD) Jamal Hasson Rouse (Source: CPD)
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Columbia police have identified a man wanted for the armed robbery of an IHOP Thursday.

Police have warrants for the arrest of 39-year-old Jamal Hasson Rouse on charges of armed robbery and carrying a concealed weapon. His photo is attached to this story.

Jennifer Timmons with the Columbia Police Department said a man was hanging out inside the restaurant, then approached the cash register and threatened an IHOP employee with a knife around 5:15 p.m. 

The employee complied with the man and then the man fled with an unknown amount of money, Timmons said.

No injuries were reported.

Anyone with information about the robbery or Rouse's whereabouts is asked to call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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