SAVANNAH, GA (December 9, 2016): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Robbery Unit is searching for a suspect in an armed robbery attempt and cutting that occurred at a store on the 100 block of East Congress Street just before 10 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 8.

Metro officers responded to the scene, finding Edward Nixon, 26, injured after being cut with an unknown object. Nixon, a store employee was transported to Memorial University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Reportedly, the suspect entered the store initiating a transaction. Nixon reportedly, attempted to complete the transaction when the suspect grabbed and cut him. The suspect attempted to grab money before fleeing.

The suspect is described a Hispanic or black male with a light complexion, short in stature, with an average build. He has a short Afro haircut with sideburns. During the incident he wore a purple shirt and black pants

Anyone with information on this case should contact the SCMPD tip line by dialing (912) 525-3124.

Information may also be forwarded to CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.