Armed robbery at Mowbray Pizza Hut | VIDEO

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.

Pizza Hut Mowbray site manager Emma Gower, who was robbed at knifepoint

The Pizza Hut store at Mowbray.

The Pizza Hut store at Mowbray.

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.