(KCEN) -- A store clerk was robbed at gunpoint this morning in Temple.
The incident occurred around 8:00 AM at a Family Dollar Store located at 508 West Adams Avenue in Temple.
Police investigation found that as an employee was in route to make a bank deposit he was accosted by a man sitting in his vehicle.
The suspect then displayed a hand gun and forced the employee to drive the vehicle away from the store.
After striking the employee in the head with the gun the suspect exited the vehicle near N 13th St and W French Ave.
The suspect escaped on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash but it is unclear which direction he was traveling.
The suspect is described as a black male approximately 5' 07" tall, and was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, dark clothes, and a bandana covering his face.
Officers searched the area but were not able to locate the suspect.
No injuries were reported from the assault.
Temple Police are urging all business employees to look out for suspicious activity of any kind and to report it immediately.