AYDEN -

A suspect is on the run in an armed robbery of two people in a barn, according to Ayden Police.

The two victims were in a barn off Williams Road in Ayden when a man wearing a mask appeared and held them at gunpoint.

It happened Sunday at 10:00 p.m.

Police say the suspect's getaway SUV drove off without him when the driver saw a nearby police car.

The robber then ran off into the woods. Police tracked the suspect there but were unable to find him.

Police say shots were fired in the area. Nobody was hurt.

The suspects is described as a slender male with dreadlocks.