BOONE, N.C. -

Boone, North Carolina police need your help to find a suspect in an armed robbery at Walmart this morning.

According to police, the man came in around 2:00 this morning and was wearing a mask. They say he brought some items to the cash register and after the clerk scanned them, the suspect pulled out a pistol. Police say he took money from the register before taking off.

The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 6 feet 2 inches tall, wearing a gray hat and hooded sweatshirt. He was seen approaching the store from the area of Winter Drive and was seen fleeing behind the Food Lion shopping center. Witnesses described the man coughing and that he seemed "sick".

If you have any information please call Watauga County Crimestoppers at 828-268-6959.