Salem police search for suspect who held up convenience store

Salem police are searching for a man who held up a convenience store Tuesday night before fleeing.

A black male wearing a hoodie entered the Kwik Shop Market and Deli on Jefferson Avenue at about 8:40 p .m. and pulled out a gun, Lieutenant Matt Desmond said.

The suspect, who was also wearing a black scarf, then fled the store. No injuries were reported, Desmond said.

The incident is under investigation, he said.

The Kwik Shop Market and Deli could not immediately be reached for comment Tuesday night.

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