Police searching for suspect in armed robbery

POSTED: 2:56 AM Dec 24 2013   UPDATED: 5:28 PM Aug 13 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -

Johnson City authorities need help as they investigate an armed robbery. 

Dispatchers tell News 5 it happened just after ten o'clock Monday night at the AAA Package Store on West Market Street.

Police say the man walked in with a handgun and demanded money. They say he ran after he got an undisclosed amount of money.

Authorities say they are now searching for a suspect, believed to be a black man with a goatee. He's described as between 5'8" and six feet tall, and weighing around 200 pounds.

Dispatchers tell us the man was wearing a black cap with a white design, a black tee shirt, and tan cargo shorts.

If you have any information, please contact Johnson City Police at (423) 434-6166.