A customer was robbed and shot just outside a bank in Takoma Park Monday night, police said.

Takoma Park police said the customer was leaving a bank in the 1100 block of University Boulevard about 7 p.m. when confronted by the robber, who fired a handgun.

The customer, who was not named, was taken to a hospital with wounds desecribed as not life-threatening.

It was not clear how much money was taken.

Police said the robber was described as a black male, with a medium to dark complexion, weighing about 170 to 190 pounds, and wearing a black hat, black jacket, black or gray shoes, and gray trousers.