Gunman on loose after armed robbery at Ballard 7-Eleven

SEATTLE -- Despite a large-scale search that included a helicopter, police have not been able to find the man who allegedly robbed a Ballard 7-Eleven at gunpoint early Thursday morning.

According to the Seattle Police Department, a man entered the convenience store at 32nd Avenue Northwest and Northwest 54th Street shortly after midnight, pointed a gun at the clerk and demanded money.

The man ran off with the cash, and officers were unable to find him.

The robber was described as a skinny Middle-Eastern man who is about 5-feet-8-inches tall. He was wearing a green jacket with stripes, black track pants and tennis shoes.