Galloway Township police are investigating an armed robbery that happened early this morning.

Police said a 42-year-old female was robbed at gunpoint on Cherokee Drive at 1:30 a.m.

The suspect is described as in his early 20s, between 5-feet 5-inches and 5-feet 6-inches tall, with a medium build and wearing all black. The witness said he pulled out a silver handgun and robbed the female of her pocketbook and cell phone when she exited her vehicle.

Anyone with information can contact Detective-Cpl. Eric Hendrickson at 609-652-3705 ext. 339.

Joel Landau

Senior copy editor for the Press of Atlantic City. Have worked as a reporter, copy editor and news editor with the paper since 1985. A graduate of the University of Delaware.