The Battle Creek police responded to a report of an armed robbery in the 100 block of Rambling Lane, at 8:45 PM Wednesday evening.

The victim was getting ready to enter his residence when he was approached by the suspect who displayed a handgun and demanded money. He then fled on foot.

A K-9 team was brought in but was unable to locate the armed robber.

The suspect is described as a black male 6-foot tall, weighing 200 pounds with short hair. He was last seen wearing a black t-shirt, red and black shorts and red shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or Silent Observer.