An armed robber held up a Salt Lake convenience store Wednesday night, taking less than $100, police said.

Lt. Norm Thompson said the 10:15 p.m. robbery occurred at Maverik, 1707 S. Third West. The robber is described as a male Hispanic in his 20s, wearing blue coveralls and a blue baseball cap.The robber brandished a small-caliber silver handgun and escaped on foot, Thompson said.