A masked man robbed a Stroudsburg gas station at gunpoint Tuesday evening and remains at large, according to Stroud Area Regional Police.
The suspect entered the Hess gas station at North Ninth and Sarah streets at about 8:10 p.m. He brandished a black semi-automatic style handgun and demanded money from the clerk, police said.
After the clerk handed over approximately $200, the suspect fled on foot toward Laurel Beverage and Monroe Street.
Immediately after the robbery, the clerk flagged down a police officer on patrol in the area. Police searched the neighborhood but did not find the robber.
The suspect is described as a white male, 5-foot-7 to 5-foot 8, wearing a brown or tan colored jacket, light blue jeans, black and white sneakers and a dark hat. A dark mask was covering his face.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Stroud Area Regional Police at 570-421-6800.
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STROUDSBURG: Gas station robbed at gunpoint