Fairhaven police release description of armed robber

Fairhaven police are searching for a man in connection with armed robbery Tuesday morning at the Shaw's supermarket plaza on Alden Road.

Police said the victim told them she was carrying a cash deposit bag from her place of employment, when she was approached by a white man in his 30s.

According to police, the assailant demanded she turn over the bag, and claimed he was armed with a knife.

Police said the man ran away.

The assailant is described as an unshaven white man with short brown hair. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Fairhaven detectives at 508-997-7421.