Armed robbery at Irving Oil in Highgate

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HIGHGATE — Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who was involved in an armed robbery in Highgate on Friday.

The incident took place at the Irving Oil gas station on Vermont Route 78 at around 10:50 p.m.

Police say upon meeting with store employees and reviewing video footage, it was found that at around 10:46 p.m, a lone white male described as nearly 5’03” tall and weighing around 160 lbs. entered the store.

He was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt with black stripes on the sleeves and a red “US Polo Assn” emblem on the front of the sweatshirt, blue jeans, white and black sneakers, black gloves, a black winter cap, and a black mask.

Police say the man displayed a gun located in the pocket of his pants and ordered the clerk to open the drawer to the cash register.

He removed money from the register and exited the store.

Police say he was last seen running east on Route 78.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of the man who was involved in this incident is being asked to please contact Detective Sergeant Angela Baker at 802-524-5993.