The Dollar General store, located at 51 Mooreland Drive in Springfield, was held up Friday night by a gunman, according to Springfield Police.
The officers arrived shortly after 10 p.m. after learning that a person had entered the store displaying a handgun and demanded money.
"The suspect was described as a black male, 5'-6, thin build, wearing all black clothing carrying a blue bag," according to the release. "The suspect left on foot with an undisclosed amount of money."
Det. Ricky Morris is leading the investigation into this robbery.
Anyone with any information concerning this crime is urged to contact Det. Morris at the Springfield Police Department at (615) 384-8422.