WESTPORT — Westport police are on the lookout for a male suspect who allegedly robbed a store clerk at gunpoint.

Tuesday at around 10:12 p.m., police responded to Westport Market at 291 American Legion Highway. The store clerk said a male party had robbed him at gunpoint outside the store. The suspect then fled the scene on foot headed west.

The victim told officers the suspect threatened to kill him if he did not give him what he wanted. The suspect took an undisclosed amount of cash from the victim along with his cell phone and additional personal items.

The suspect is described as a light-skinned male, approximately five-feet-10-inches tall, and wearing baggy blue jeans, a dark hoodie, a dark baseball hat with small white emblems on the front and back, and black gloves. The suspect covered his face while he robbed the victim.

Westport Market Armed Robbery

The Westport Police Department is looking for any information related to this armed robbery. If anyone has information they are asked to contact the Westport Police Department Detective Unit at (508) 636-1122.

The department says it strongly urges citizens to not approach an individual they think may match the description as he is considered armed and dangerous.

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