Rockford Police are searching for a suspect after an employee was held at gunpoint during an armed robbery at a gas station on the city's east side.

According to our partners at Eyewitness News, officers responded to the Circle K in the 3000 block of Broadway today around 1 a.m:

Police say a man entered the business and pointed a gun at the clerk demanding money. The suspect then took the money and fled on foot. He was identified as a black man wearing all black and a gas mask with a tattoo under his eye.

Officials say no one was injured in the incident. Anyone with information is encouraged to call Rockford Police or Crimestoppers.

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