Updated: Monday, 11 Mar 2013, 8:42 PM EDT
Published : Monday, 11 Mar 2013, 8:38 PM EDT
BLOOMFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) -- Police are searching for a male suspect who robbed a Shell Gas Station in Bloomfield over the weekend.
On Sunday around 3:00 a.m. police responded to the report of an attemtped robbery at the Shell Gas Station at 991 Blue Hills Avenue.
The employee told officers that a black male wearing a ski mask entered the store, said he had a gun and demanded all of the money from the cash register.
The employee then brandished a machete and ordered the suspect out of the business. The suspect removed his mask and then fled the area on foot.
The suspect is a heavy set black male approximately 5'10'', 250-275 lbs, mid to late 30's. He was last seen wearing khaki pants and a black zip up hooded sweatshirt.
The weapon was implied, not shown and no injuries were reported, police said.
Anyone with information regarding the incident should contact Sergeant James Salvatore at (860) 242-5501 ext. 5231.