Early Monday morning, Egg Harbor Township police responded to an armed robbery at the 7-11 store on Tilton Road.

According to a press release, on Monday, January 28th, 2013, at approximately 1:33 AM, the Egg Harbor Township Police Department responded to the 7-11 Store on Tilton Road, in the Farmington section of the township, in reference to an armed robbery. The responding officer made contact with the victim/clerk, Syed Ahamed. The accused approached Ahamed while he was away from the counter, brandished a handgun and began striking Ahamed in the area of the head with the weapon. The suspect then jumped the counter, removed an unknown amount of cash from the drawer and then fled the area on foot. The victim was transported the Egg Harbor Township Ambulance Squad to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center City Campus for the treatment of facial/head injuries.

The suspect is described as a black male, 5’ 7” to 5’ 10” in height, wearing blue jeans, a grey hooded sweatshirt and a black jacket.

Anyone having any information regarding this incident should contact the Egg Harbor Township Criminal Investigation Bureau at 926-4051.