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CRANSTON, R.I. (WLNE) - Police are actively investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the "OM" gas station and convenience store on Cranston Street, Saturday evening.

At 6:53 p.m. police received a call for a robbery with a handgun at 873 Cranston St..

The suspect fled the scene before police arrived in a black Ford pickup truck with no plates.

Police have not released how much money was taken, but say the victim was not injured during the robbery.

The suspect was described as a black male wearing a black mask, black hoodie and a red jacket.

Detectives are asking anyone with information concerning the robbery to contact the Cranston Police Department detectives at (401) 942-2211.

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