LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — The Lynchburg Police Department (LPD) says they are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery that happened on Thursday morning.

Officers report the incident happened at 8:43 a.m. in the 3001 block of Memorial Avenue at the Express Lane 76 Gas. Police say a 9-1-1 call reported that a male came into the store and displayed a knife. The suspect made off with an undisclosed amount of money and fled in the direction of Norma Street.

LPD officers say after investigating and reviewing surveillance video the suspect is a male dressed in dark grey sweat pants, a light grey hoodie, a black ski mask and tennis shoes. The suspect was armed with a knife.

Police ask anyone in the community with information to contact Detective C. T. Davis at 434-455-6166 or Crime Stoppers at 888-798-5900. The investigation is ongoing.