Armed Robbery in Amarillo

An armed robber is on the run after holding up an Amarillo food mart.  Tonight police need your help tracking the bandit down.

The crime happened just after 6:00 a.m. at the Taylor Food Mart on south Bell Street.  Police tell NewsChannel 10 that the robber walked into the store armed with a pistol and demanded money.

The clerk reportedly gave up some cash and the robber fled.  The suspect is described as black, 20-25 years old and thin.  He was last seen wearing a grey hoodie and baggy blue jeans with a bandana covering his face.

If you have any information call CrimeStoppers at 374-4400.