Bossier City police and Bossier Crime Stoppers need the public's help identifying the person who robbed a local gas station earlier this week.

The male was caught on security camera video while he held up the Murphy Oil USA gas station in front of the Airline Drive Wal-Mart Monday night.

According to an employee, the man was armed with a handgun when he confronted her and demanded money. The suspect got away with an unknown amount of cash from the register and left on foot. The employee wasn't hurt.

The suspect is described as a black male between the ages of 18 and 25, about 6' tall and 250 pounds. He was wearing a blue backpack with "Puma" on it. He also had on a dark-colored hoodie with black and gray horizontal stripes on the hood and black sweat pants.

If you have any information that can help police, call Crime Stoppers at 424-4100. You can also SUBMIT A TIP ONLINE.