Pittsburgh Police from Zone 6 were called to the 1200 block of Chartiers Avenue around 10 p.m. for reports of an armed robbery at the Family Dollar store.
Employees told responding officers that a male wearing a mask came up to the counter and brandished a firearm before taking an undisclosed amount of cash from the register. He fled the store on foot towards a wooded area. No one was injured.
The suspect is described as 5'11" with an athletic build, wearing all black clothing and carrying a Puma backpack.
Mobile Crime Unit detectives processed the scene.
Police continue to investigate