Police in Melfort are on the lookout for a suspect responsible for an armed robbery on Wednesday night.

They say that at 9:31, a lone male entered The Rack Pick and Pay Gas Bar in Melfort and approached an employee. Armed with a knife, the suspect demanded and received an undisclosed amount of cash before fleeing the building.

It is believed that he had a vehicle parked nearby.

He is described as a white male, standing six feet tall with a medium to heavy build and is between 20-30 years old.

He was wearing a green jacket, a dark cloth wrapped around his face, sunglasses, black gloves, dark coloured pants and dark coloured boots.

Information can be directed to the Melfort RCMP by calling 306-752-6420 or Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers.