State police at Fern Ridge are investigating an armed robbery that occurred this morning at a Monroe County business.

Troopers said a suspect entered the Turkey Hill store, located at Gilbert Road and SR209, in Chestnuthill Township, about 1:30 a.m. and pointed a handgun at the clerk and demanded money.

The clerk turned over cash from the register.

The suspect then exited the store and fled on foot.

The suspect was described as a male who had clothing covering his face.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at (570) 646-2271.