AKRON, Ohio -- Police have released surveillance video of an armed robbery hoping the public may be able to help identify the suspect.

It was nearly 5 p.m. Tuesday when a masked man with a gun rushed inside a Copley Road store and demanded money.

The footage shows people running out of the building as he pointed the gun around.

He then jumps the counter and chases the clerk before grabbing money and running away.

Police say he fired one shot before fleeing the store.

The store’s name was not released.

The suspect is described as 5’10” – 6’ feet tall and weighs between 145-170 pounds. He was wearing navy blue sweat pants, a black Nike zip-up hoodie and a black mask.

Authorities warn that the suspect should be considered armed and dangerous. Anybody with information is asked to call investigators at 330-375-2490. Tipsters can remain anonymous.