Tasmania Police is investigating an armed robbery at ChemMart Pharmacy in Sandy Bay on Wednesday.
It is alleged a man entered the pharmacy armed with a knife and demanded drugs from staff.
The man is described as being about 170cm tall, a thin build, gaunt facial features, brown eyes, dark hair and a dark brown/black goatee.
He was wearing a purple beanie, grey hoodie and dark jeans.
The man fled the pharmacy on foot with a small amount of medication.
Nobody was injured during the incident.
Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to call police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.