A Mowbray takeaway store was robbed at knifepoint on Saturday afternoon.
In a daylight robbery, a man entered Pizza Hut at Mowbray brandishing a knife.
He demanded and was given an undisclosed amount of money from a female employee, who was not injured in the robbery.
The man left the store, and was last seen running along Pleasant Street towards Target.
He is being described as a caucasion man about 5ft 11" (about 180 centimetres) and of a medium build, and was wearing a grey, hooded jumper with a distinct logo, grey trousers and a dark coloured cap.
He was also carrying a green supermarket bag.
Launceston CIB is appealing to the public for further information, which can be passed on via Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or Launceston CIB (03)6336 3915.