ROCKTON (WREX) — Rockton Police are searching for a man following an armed robbery Sunday morning at a gas station.
Rockton Police Chief Stephen Dickson says the robbery happened around 5:30 Sunday morning at the BP gas station in the 600 block of N. Blackhawk Boulevard.
Police say a Black male walked into the store with a handgun and demanded money from the clerk before taking off on foot.
Authorities say he was last seen heading northbound from the gas station.
The alleged suspect is described as a Black male about 21 or 22 years old with dark complexion about 5 feet 6 or 7 inches tall and around 160 pounds. He was wearing a black shirt, black pants and black face mask, according to police.
No injuries were reported.
Crews and a K-9 were searching the area of Prairie Hill and Watts Avenue as of 9:00 a.m.
This is a developing story. 13 WREX will update this story as we learn more.