Columbia electronics thief arrested

Columbia electronics thief arrested
Christopher Borders, 20, was arrested and faces charges of armed robbery after stealing electronics from several Harbison area stores over the course of two days. (Source: Columbia Police Department)

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - An electronics thief in Columbia was arrested Tuesday after robbing Target, Staples, and GameStop stores all in the Harbison area over a span of two days.

Christopher Borders, 20, was arrested at his Rusty Barn Road home after the stolen goods were found in a search of the premises.

Borders reportedly threatened employees at each store by telling them that he had a knife on him. He is facing charges of Armed Robbery, Shoplifting, and Malicious Injury to Property.

Borders stole Apple watches from Target, a backpack and some ink from Staples, and general electronics from GameStop. He is currently held at the Lexington County Detention Center.

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