Police are asking for help as they investigate an armed robbery at a gas station in Orange County.

Police say there is currently very limited information regarding the crime at this time. Around 9:00 p.m. Friday, a male entered the Mobil gas station located at 2887 State Route 17K in the Town of Crawford NY.

The subject was described as a black male wearing a grey sweatshirt and a black mask. The suspect had what appeared to be a black colored handgun and he demanded money from an employee of the convenience store. The suspect then fled the scene in an unknown direction.

New York State Police in Middletown would like to hear from anyone that may have information regarding this incident. Please contact Investigator Joseph Kolek at 845-344-5300 or email at Joseph.Kolek@troopers.ny.gov