Westbrook police say a man robbed a gas station at gunpoint Friday afternoon.

Westbrook police say this man robbed a Gulf Mart on Bridgton Road at gunpoint on Friday. Photo courtesy of Westbrook Police Department

The robbery at the Gulf Mart at 159 Bridgton Road was reported to police at 4:12 p.m. Police say a man with a bandana over his face entered the store, brandished a handgun and demanded money from an employee.

The man fled on foot with cash and tobacco products, according to police.

A Windham police K-9 team tried to track the robber but did not find him.

Police describe the robber as a black man wearing a hooded black jacket with a small logo on the upper left sleeve. He was also wearing blue or black sweatpants with two vertical white stripes and carrying a dark-colored backpack with distinctive white markings.

Police are asking anyone who recognizes the suspect or his clothing to call 854-2531.

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