Police are searching for a man who robbed a Newark gas station while armed with a hammer.
The robbery happened at 11:44 a.m. Sunday at the Sunoco station on South Main Street, next to the Park N Shop.
Lt. Andrew Rubin, a spokesman for the Newark Police Department, said the robber approached the sales counter and demanded money while threatening a clerk with the hammer.
The robber went behind the counter and grabbed cash before running out of the store.
The robber was described as a white man, 20 to 30 years old, between 5 feet 8 inches and 5 feet 9 inches tall, with an average build. He was wearing a light-colored jacket and black shorts.
No surveillance footage was released.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Det. William Anderson at 302-366-7100, ext. 3469 or firstname.lastname@example.org.