The search is on for the man who robbed Karl's Market on Sunset Avenue in Utica.

Utica Police say the man entered the store just after 8:00 last night and pointed a handgun at the clerk.

He took an unknown amount of money from the register and fled the store on foot.

Police say the suspect is a heavy set African-American man who was wearing a gray jacket with an orange and black scarf wrapped around his face,

Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to call Utica Police at 223-3510.