ELLISVILLE, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A suspect is being sought after an early morning armed robbery at an Ellisville QuikTrip.

Police said the suspect was armed with a shotgun when he entered the gas station, located in the 15900 block of Manchester Road, and demanded money and "malt liquor" around 2 a.m. Friday, police said.

The suspect stole about $75 and seven bottles of liquor, which he ordered the clerk to put inside a backpack he brought with him.

After taking the items, the suspect left the area on foot.

Officers canvassed the area with K-9 Units to search for the suspect but were unsuccessful. Police are warning residents to consider the suspect "armed and dangerous."

Anyone with information, or who can identify the suspect, is asked to contact the Ellisville Police Department at 636-227-7777.

No one was injured during the armed robbery.

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