Police are investigating a robbery involving a firearm in southwest Fort Smith.

According to the incident report, a man told Fort Smith police officer Austin Collins he was closing down his business in the 7700 block of U.S. 271 when he found a man sitting in the back of his vehicle with a handgun. He told him to give him the money he had in his pocket and to get out of the driver's seat.

The suspect then grabbed the money out of his hand, took a bag of pool sticks from the vehicle and fled west on foot, the report states.

The businessman said he knew the man who robbed him was a white man and believed he was in his mid-20s. He said the man was wearing a black hoodie, a mask and gloves, the report states.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Police Department at (479) 709-5100. A caller may also call Crime Stoppers at 78-CRIME, where information about the incident may earn him or her a cash reward up to $1,000.