Werribee 7-Eleven store held up by armed man

A gunman is on the run after holding up a 7-Eleven in Werribee this morning.

The man walked into the convenience store on Synnot Street about 2.40am and threatened the attendant with a handgun while demanding cash.

The attendant complied and the gunman fled with a sum of cash.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.