CARNEGIE (KDKA) — Police are asking for the public’s help as they work to identify a suspect in the armed robbery of a gas station Thursday evening in Carnegie.

Authorities say the robbery happened just after 7 p.m. at the Sunoco gas station in the 200-block of Mansfield Boulevard.

According to police, the suspect was carrying a black, semi-automatic type of handgun.

(Surveillance Video Courtesy: Carnegie Police Department)

The suspect is described as an African American male between the ages of 16 and 18. He was about five-foot-seven, weighs between 130 to 140 pounds and had short dreadlocks.

He was wearing a gray, hooded NIKE sweatshirt, camouflage cargo shorts and a black baseball cap with some type of symbol on the front and back.

Police say the suspect took off on foot towards Mary Street.

Anyone with information on the incident is being asked to call the Carnegie Police Department at 412-276-4245.

(Surveillance Video Courtesy: Carnegie Police Department)

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