Armed Robbery Under Investigation in Richwood

An armed robbery occurred in Richwood early Monday morning.

According to a release from the Richwood Police Department, officers responded to the Marathon Gas Station, located at 3 East Bromford Street, to investigate the incident.

A male, described as 6 feet, wearing blue coveralls and a black mask and gloves, approached an employee outside the business and brandished a firearm.

The employee was then ordered to go inside the business, and the male fled the business. No other informaton on the robbery is being released at this time.

The Richwood Police Department is asking that if anyone has any information, call them at 740-943-2422 or 740-943-5212.

You can also leave an anonymous tip at Richwoodohio.org under the public safety tab.