Brick Township Police are investigating an armed robbery at the 7-11 located at 856 Route 70 early Saturday morning. 

The suspect is described as either light skinned black or Hispanic, approximately 5'9 to 5'10 and about 180 pounds. He has a full dark beard and mustache and was wearing a dark blue hooded sweatshirt, black wool cap, white t-shirt, white sneakers and a gold chain.

Photo: Brick Township Police Department

A weapon was not visible however he indicated that he was armed with a gun.

The robbery occurred just after 4:30 Saturday morning. the man took a Snapple drink and approached the counter. His right arm stayed concealed in the jacket and he told the clerk he had a gun.

The suspect demanded money and grabbed an undisclosed amount from the clerk.

He is believed to have left the area on foot, and police believe he left in a waiting vehicle.

The clerk was not injured.

Anyone with information about the suspect or where he might be located is asked to contact Detective Joseph Leskowski of the Brick Township Police Department at 732-262-1121.