Masked Man Robs Gas Station with Butcher’s Knife

ARMED ROBBERYSPRINGFIELD (WGGB) — Springfield Police are searching for a suspect in connection with an armed robbery on State St. Saturday afternoon.

Police say a masked man entered a Highland Farms at 565 State St. and threatened the employee with a butcher’s knife. The man took an undisclosed amount of cash and ran from the scene.

The employee could not identify what he looked like, but said he was roughly 5’10″, wearing a black t-shirt and grey or black shorts.

If you have any information regarding this robbery or a potential suspect, please call Springfield Police at (413) 787-6325.