COLUMBIA (WACH) -- The Columbia Police Department is investigating a robbery at the home of assistant city manager Allison Baker's home.
According to a police report Baker's home was broken into at 10:00 am Sunday morning.
Baker told police that someone entered through the rear glass patio door and stole a five gallon glass water jug filled with money.
Investigators say $1,000 dollars was inside the jug and Baker had been filling it for the past 17 years.
Neighbors told police they heard a loud noise but didn't realize it was the Bakers patio door being broken.
According to the police report the Bakers say a former employee was at the home recently asking for money and had been in the house on previous occasions.
Police ask if you have any information on this case to call CrimeStoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.