DARTMOUTH (CBS) – Police say a customer was beaten with a gun during a robbery inside a Dartmouth gas station.

The incident took place Friday around 6 p.m. inside the Shell station at the intersection or State Road and Reed Road.

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A man told police he had been assaulted and beaten with a gun. The suspect took the man’s money and ran.

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The victim was taken to St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford by ambulance. Police did not say the extent of his injuries.

Following the incident, police searched the area with K-9s, but could not locate the suspect.

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Officers are searching for a suspect described as a heavy set black man who is about 5’9” tall. He was wearing jeans, a dark hoodie and sneakers at the time of the assault.