A man with a knife robbed a store in Lynchburg on Sunday night, police said.

At 10:17 p.m. Sunday, Lynchburg police officers responded to the 1600 block of 12th St. for a report of an armed robbery at Mr. Food. A man had brandished a knife and stolen cash before running away, police said in a news release.

The suspect was described as a black man around 6 feet 1 inches tall wearing blue jeans, a black hoodie and a ski mask.

Police ask anyone with information about this incident to contact Detective Tucker at (434) 455-6114 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900. Enter a tip online at http://p3tips.com or use the P3 app on a mobile device.

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Contact Matt Busse at (434) 385-5534 or mbusse@newsadvance.com.

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