Man sought in Fall River armed robbery

Fall River police said Thursday that they are looking for a man wanted in an armed robbery.

Police said the man robbed the Z & Son Food Mart at 1552 South Main St. between 8:30 and 9 a.m. on April 23.

Investigators said the man asked for packages of cigarettes, then took out a knife, grabbed the cigarettes and demanded money. A clerk was unable to open the register, and the man ran off.

Police described the robber as a white man in his 30s, about 5 feet 8 inches tall with a medium build.

Fall River police asked anyone with information about the man or the robbery to call the Major Crimes Division at 508-324-2796 or the anonymous TIPS line at 508-672-TIPS (8477).