Officials with the Conway Police Department are investigating an armed robbery that occurred around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Raceway gas station, located at 101 East Oak St.

According to La Tresha Woodruff, public information officer for the CPD, the suspect entered the store brandishing a knife and demanded money from the cashier before leaving the store. Authorities are unsure if the suspect fled the scene on foot or had a vehicle waiting nearby. Officers searched the area for the suspect after the robbery but did not locate him.

The cashier at the store described the suspect as a white or Hispanic male, wearing a green-hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans with a red and white bandana covering his face.

Investigators are attempting to collect video surveillance footage from the incident.

No one was injured during the robbery.

(Candie Beck is a staff writer and can be reached at 505-1238 or at