24 hours after posting, the Sitka Police Department video netted 11,000 views, but no suspect. (Sitka Police Department image)

Sitka police are searching for an armed suspect who robbed the Cascade Convenience store early Wednesday morning (8-23-17).

According to police, the person entered the store shortly after 12 a.m., wielding a hatchet. The suspect took cigarettes, a variety of merchandise, and cash from the register, and fled the scene on foot.

The on-duty clerk was not harmed.

The suspect was described as five-feet five inches tall, wearing a dark hoodie. Anyone with information is asked to call the police at 747-3245.

Police posted security camera video from the store: