An armed man robbed a gas station in Merrick Monday morning, police say.

The store clerk, Javed Iqval, says that the gunman took more than $700 from the Mobil on Merrick Road just after 6:30 a.m.

Iqval says the man appeared to be about 25 years old and 5 feet 6 inches tall. The suspect was wearing a blue hoodie and white jeans.

It is not clear if the robbery is related to a string...

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