A convenience store clerk in Cheek is recovering after an armed robber drops him to the ground, store employees tell us that he was given tranquilizer shots after a severe panic attack.

Jefferson County Sheriff deputies are still looking for an armed suspect who robbed a convenience store on Saturday, December 9th.

Deputies said the man was wearing a light gray hoodie and mask when he confronted the store clerk at the Cheek grocery store with a gun and demanded cash.

Deputies responded to the 9800 block of Highway 124 a few minutes before 10:00 p.m.

The deputies are unsure if the suspect fled on foot or in a vehicle.

If you have any information call the Jefferson County Sheriff’s office or Crime Stopper at 8-3-3 TIPS