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ROBINSON TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — Several schools were put on lockdown in Robinson Township as police searched for a robbery suspect Thursday afternoon.

According to Robinson Township Police, the suspect held up TJ’s Deli Mart in the 5900 block of Steubenville Pike this morning, then fled the area on foot.

Robinson Township, TJ's Deli Mart

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Paul Spradley)

Police were combing the area collecting evidence and trying to find him.

As a result, police put some nearby schools on lockdown.

Investigators have not released a description of the suspect yet or said how much he got away with.

Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story.