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WORCESTER COUNTY, Md. (WUSA9) -- Snow Hill Police Department and the Maryland State Police Department are searching for a suspect in connection with an armed robbery that happened in Snow Hill, Md. Tuesday morning.

Police said they responded to the area of 237 S. Washington St. in Snow Hill, Md. around 9 a.m. for the report of a robbery involving a handgun.

According to authorities the victim was approached by the suspect, who demanded money from the woman. The suspect fled the area, police said.

The victim said she heard gunshots as the suspect fled.

The suspect is being described as a black man in his twenties, with no facial hair. He was wearing dark sweat pants and a black t-shirt at the time of the incident.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect is asked to contact Trooper First Class Keidel of the Maryland State Police at 410-641-3101. Information can also provided to the Lower Eastern Shore Crime Solvers at 410-548-1776, where a reward of up to $1,000 may be available for information leading to the arrest of the suspect in this case.

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