WILMINGTON -- Police continue are investigating an armed robbery at a gas station Dunkin' Donuts establishment on Lowell Street which took place in the early morning hours Sunday.

Officials say at about 3:30 a.m., patrol units responded to the Mobil on the Run gas station at 316 Lowell St. A male suspect pointed a handgun at the Dunkin' Donuts clerk there and demanded cash, according to a department press release, before fleeing the store.

Wilmington police with assistance from the Massachusetts State Police searched the area but were unable to find the suspect. He was described as a man wearing a dark coat, jeans and a black scarf covering his face.

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