GALLOWAY- Police are searching for a suspect who assaulted a 65-year-old gas station attendant at Spirit Gas Station, 14 S. New York Road and took off with money, Sergeant Eric Hendrickson said in a release Friday, Sept. 23.

At approximately 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22 police responded to the gas station for a report of a robbery in progress. Upon arrival, it was learned that a man dressed in all black clothing caused significant injury to the gas station attendant’s face and head and ran off with an undetermined amount of cash taken from the register.

The victim was transported to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, Mainland Campus in Galloway, for treatment. No weapon was observed during the assault and the suspect fled north across New York Rd toward Waterview Drive and was unable to be located. No further description of the suspect is available at this time.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Detective Jason Kiamos at 609-652-3705 ext. 325. Tips can also be left anonymously via Atlantic County Crime Stoppers by calling 609-652-1234 or 1-800-658-8477.