NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) -- Police are investigating after a 1st Advantage Federal Credit Union was robbed Saturday morning in Newport News.

Officers responded to the credit union located at 12490 Warwick Boulevard around 9:15 a.m. and spoke with employees who stated that, shortly after the business opened, a suspect armed with a handgun entered and demanded money.

The suspect was given an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the scene on foot.

Police describe the suspect as a black male, 5'7" and having a medium build. He was last seen wearing dark-colored clothing, an orange knit cap and a bright green traffic vest.

Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.