Police are hoping the public can provide some clues as they search for a woman who robbed a local beauty store.

The suspect is described as a 5’4” to 5’7” white female. She was wearing a black hooded jacket with possible fur on the edges, black pants and white sneakers.

On Wednesday around 6 p.m., the woman showed what appeared to be a silver handgun and demanded money from an employee at the Monticello Beauty Supply Store located at the Mountain Mall Plaza on Broadway in the Village of Monticello, police say.

The suspect took an unknown amount of money and possibly fled the scene in a dark colored, possibly purple, Nissan Altima, officials say.

Anyone with information about this incident can call Monticello Police in confidence at 845-794-4422.

Monticello Police were assisted at the scene by the Sullivan County Sheriff Office.