Broome County police agencies are searching for a suspect in connection with a reported armed robbery at a convenience store in the town of Union.

The incident at the Speedway store at 1015 Union Center Maine Highway was reported around 2:45 a.m. Friday.

Initial reports from the scene indicated the a man armed with a knife left the store with some cash and cigarettes.

A store clerk was shaken but unhurt after the heist.

A Johnson City police officer with his canine partner at the West Corners robbery scene. (Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News)

Police were looking for the suspect who was said to have been wearing dark clothing, including a hoodie.

Broome County sheriff's deputies and New York State Police troopers were on the scene.

A Johnson City police K-9 unit was called to try to track the suspect, who was last seen on foot. He reportedly was heading south toward Endicott.

Police units at the Speedway store in West Corners on December 20, 2019. (Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News)

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