SAVANNAH, GA (March 4, 2016): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department robbery detectives are investigating an armed robbery that occurred just after midnight, March 4, in the 1400 block of East 40th Street.

Detectives describe the suspect as a black male, approximately 25-30 years old, 5 foot 9 inches tall, and weighing approximately 140 pounds. He was last seen wearing a dark-colored hoodie and light-colored pants.

The suspect reportedly approached a female victim and demanded money. The victim was able to fight off the suspect, who fled the scene on foot. The victim sustained minor injuries during the altercation and was treated at Memorial University Medical Center.

Anyone with additional information on this incident should call CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637) using the keyword CSTOP2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

A confidential tip line also is open directly to investigators at (912) 525-3124.