Egg Harbor Township police are searching for a township resident following a jewelry store robbery Monday evening.

Around 5:00 Monday evening, officers responded to Palace Diamonds in the English Creek Shopping Center on the Black Horse Pike in reference to a strong armed robbery. Officers say the victim stated the suspect approached the counter, requested to see engagement rings, forcefully took two diamond rings, and fled the store. The victim was not injured during the incident.

The suspect fled in a black Volvo which was found abandoned after it struck a tree on Madison Avenue. The suspect fled the vehicle on foot. Officers were unable to locate the suspect after searching the area.

The suspect has been identified by police as 42-year-old Christopher Crouch from Egg Harbor Township. Warrants for robbery and theft have been issued for his arrest along with a violation of parole warrant.

Anyone with information regarding the location of Crouch should contact Egg Harbor Township Police at 926-4051.