Police in East Orange are investigating an armed robbery at a business in the city's downtown district Monday afternoon.
According to a preliminary investigation, just before 3:15 p.m., the armed suspect reportedly entered the Boost Mobile communication store located in the 500 block of Central Avenue and announced a robbery.
Police say the suspect is described as a black male who wore a black mask and blue jeans. The assailant took an unknown amount of cash before he fled the scene on foot.
East Orange City officials always encourage residents and shoppers to be aware of their surroundings when they are out patronizing businesses in the city.
Due to the nature of the active investigation, police were not able to release much information on the incident.
There were no physical injuries reported.