FALL RIVER —Fall River Police responded to a report of a possible armed robbery at the Shell Gas Station on Plymouth Avenue in Fall River on Wednesday, June 19.

After speaking with the victim, officers determined that a black male wearing a black jacket with a blue hoodie underneath entered the store. The male was armed with a knife and demanded the clerk to give all of the money in the register to him.

The clerk refused to comply with his demands and used a nearby chair to create a distance between him and the suspect. The suspect then began reaching for cigarettes that were stored above the counter. the suspect got ahold of a few and fled the scene.

Anyone who has any information regarding the whereabouts of the suspect is urged to contact the Fall River police at (508) 676-8511. Tips are also accepted via Facebook Messenger to the FRPD and those wishing to make an anonymous tip may call the TIP LINE at (508) 672-TIPS.

--Fall River Police