Hagerstown police are investigating an armed robbery Thursday evening at the Family Dollar store at 591 Dual Highway.
At about 7:03 p.m., a man wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt entered the store and demanded money, according to a news release from city police. The man threatened a store employee with what appeared to be a handgun under his sweatshirt, the release said.
The man, described as a white man in his 20s, about 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing about 170 pounds, fled the store on foot through the shopping center, the release said.
Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call the Hagerstown Police Department at 301-790-3700.