The on Lowell Street was robbed Friday night, by a man wearing a black ski mask and brandishing a black folding knife with a jagged edge.
An unknown sum of money was taken and no one was hurt.
At approximately 8:46 p.m., a male suspect, described as between 19 and 25 years old, with brown eyes, a stocky build and olive or tan complexion entered the store and showed the clerk the knife and demanded money, which was duly turned over in an unknown amount.
The suspect then fled in a motor vehicle. Additional descriptive information puts the suspect at around 5-foot-8 inches tall, left-handed with black bushy eyebrows, wearing a black ski hat and mask, dark blue jeans and tan boots.
Police from Wilmington, as well as state police from the Danvers barracks responded, and North Reading Police conducted an unsuccessful search for the suspect and vehicle.
Police are still seeking the individual or individuals responsible at this time.