SOUTH PORTLAND — South Portland police are investigating an armed robbery of a bank that took place Monday night.

Sgt. Steve Webster said the robber, who is identified as a white male with a thin build, entered the TD Bank branch at 9 Market St. at 5:28 p.m. and pointed a handgun at a teller.

The suspect, who was wearing a mask, demanded money and was given “a small amount” of U.S. currency before he fled.

He was last seen wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt, black baseball hat, jeans and white sneakers. The mask covered half his face. Police said the man was wearing black gloves.

Anyone with information concerning the robbery should contact Detective Steve Connors at 207-799-5511, extension 7217.