PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Police in Portsmouth are asking the public's help to find the man who robbed a Family Dollar discount store.

Investigators said the robbery happened shortly after 8 p.m. Thursday at the Family Dollar located at 3400 George Washington Highway. The suspect entered the business, showed a handgun, and demanded money.  He then fled on foot.

No one was hurt during the robbery.

Police said the suspect is a black man with a light complexion between 20 and 30 years old. He is 5'11" to 6'2" tall and appeared to weigh between 150 and 160 pounds.

The robber was last seen wearing a burgundy hooded zip-up sweatshirt, black pants, black shirt, and tan boots.

If you recognize the suspect, police ask that you call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.