SOUTH BRUNSWICK —  Police released a sketch of a man who held up a shop at knifepoint on Monday.

Police response to an armed robbery at Metro Cleaners in South Brunswick (South Brunswick Police)

A cashier handed over an undermined amount of cash after the armed robber entered the Metro Cleaners on Georges Road in the Dayton section of South Brunswick around 6:15 p.m.,  police said.

The suspect is man in his mid-20s with a light complexion, facial hair and an average build. He was wearing a dark grey or blue hooded sweatshirt, jeans, sneakers and was possibly carrying yellow plastic shopping bags. 

Police ask anyone with information to call 732-329-4646.

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story has been updated to reflect that the robber was armed with a knife, not a gun.

Contact reporter Dan Alexander at Dan.Alexander@townsquaremedia.com or via Twitter @DanAlexanderNJ

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