CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WVEC) -- Chesapeake police are searching for a suspect who robbed a 7-Eleven at gunpoint overnight.

The robbery happened at the store located at 3200 Western Branch Blvd. Officers responded to the scene at 2:10 a.m.

Police say an unknown black male, wearing a black hoodie and black scarf covering his face, approached the store clerk with a long gun and demanded money.

The clerk put about $200 in a bag and handed it to the suspect. The suspect then walked out of the store.

Officers checked the area, but were unable to find the suspect.