Police in the state's south are hunting two armed men who robbed the Valern bottleshop about 7.30pm last night.
Police say that the pair entered the 9-11 bottleship at Moonah brandishing knives.
Then they threatened the sole female shop assistant before fleeing the scene with cash and cigarettes in a stolen Toyota Rav 4, registration B64VY.
This vehicle was latered recovered in Talune Street in Lindisfarne.
Police say that the shop assistant was not physically harmed in the robbery.
The offenders are described as:
- Male, 160-170cm tall and of slim build, late teens to early 20s, wearing a black hooded jacket with a white motif on the front, yellow dishwashing style gloves and dark pants, while his face was covered from the nose down with a red scarf or similar.
- Male, also 160-170cm tall and of slim to medium build, late teens to early 20s, wearing dark pants and a layered hooded top with black hood and top section, then white horizontal stripes and grey bottom half. His face was covered by the hooded section.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Glenorchy CIB on 6230 2857 or anonymously through Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000.