PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The Portland Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred Wednesday night on Forest Ave.

Police said the owner of the Ahram Halal Grocery store was robbed outside his business around 11 p.m. Wednesday. The victim said he was closing the store and was walking out to the dumpster in the back parking lot when two males approached him. The victim said both males pointed hand guns at him and demanded that he handed over his wallet.

The suspects fled toward Deering Ave. with items belonging to the victim. No injuries were reported.

One of the suspects is described as 5'8" to 5'9" tall with an average build. That suspect had a dark mask over his face and was wearing a brown jacket with the hood up.

Anyone with information about the robbery or the suspects is asked to contact the Portland Police Department: 847-8533.

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