The Black Hawk County Sheriff's Department is currently investigating an armed robbery at a convenience store in Raymond.

Just after 11:00 P.M. on Friday, July 21st, Black Hawk County Sheriff Deputies responded to the New Star Mart, 101 Commercial Street, in Raymond, on a report of an armed robbery to the business.

A male suspect had entered the store with his face covered and wearing dark clothing. The male pointed a handgun at the clerk demanding cash and cigarettes. The suspect left the store and fled the area in an unknown vehicle with an undisclosed amount of cash and cigarettes.

The investigation is ongoing and no further information is available at this time.