Deputies are searching for a suspect who robbed a gas station in Banks Tuesday morning.

Washington County deputies responded to Time Out Gas Station, located at 49950 Northwest Sunset Highway, just before 6 a.m. on the report of an armed robbery.

According to the sheriff's office, an employee initially reported that he as robbed at gunpoint, but investigators can only confirmed that the suspect implied he had a gun.

After the suspect received an undisclosed amount of money, he fled the scene.

Deputies, along with Forest Grove police officers and a Beaverton police K9, searched for the suspect, but were unable to locate him.

The sheriff's office described the suspect as a man wearing dark clothing.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call 503-846-2500.

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