Armed man wearing pajama pants robs Dollar General

Baton Rouge police are searching for the man who pulled a gun on a clerk at a Dollar General store Sunday afternoon and stole money from the register.

The robbery occurred at about 6 p.m. Sunday at the store located at 4755 Prescott Road, Sgt. Mary Ann Godawa, a spokeswoman for the Baton Rouge Police Department, said.

After taking the money, the man fled on foot, Godawa said.

The robber is described as a black man and wore a black hooded sweatshirt, blue pajama pants and a blue bandana, Godawa said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Baton Rouge police at 389-3845 or Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.