Riverhead Town Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Saturday night at the Speedway gas station on Route 58.
An employee at Speedway reported a man wearing a dark hoodie with his face covered entered the gas station and gestured as if he had a gun in his pocket, police said. The suspect removed money from the cash register and the employee, police said. He then fled north.
Patrol units arrived shortly after 10:15 p.m. and began a search of the area with the assistance of a Riverhead K-9 unit. No suspect could be immediately tracked down.
Police released a description of the suspect as a man standing about 5-foot-8 with a medium build and a dark complexion. Further details were not available.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 631-727-4500.