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St. Martin Parish sheriff’s deputies on Saturday was searching for an armed bandit who robbed a Dollar General Store in Cecilia Friday night.

A man in a blue hoodie sweatshirt and wearing a black ski mask entered the store on the 2300 block of Cecilia Senior High School Highway around 10 p.m., St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Major Ginny Higgins said. She said he was carrying a semi-automatic pistol.

In addition to the hoodie and ski mask, the gunman was wearing dark colored pants and white tennis shoes, Higgins said.

Anyone with information on the suspected can call the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office at (3370 394-3071.