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Police investigate armed robbery

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Tasmania Police is urging anyone to come forward with information relating to an armed robbery that occurred just before 3pm yesterday at the Discount Pharmacy in Sandy Bay.

At that time, a woman has entered the pharmacy and threatened staff, before making off a short time later with medications. Police say the offender was last seen turning left towards King Street after leaving the store.

The woman is described as early to mid-thirties, approximately 160cm tall, light to medium in build, with dark brown straight hair tied up in a ponytail or bun. She was wearing a black baseball cap, navy blue sports top with possibly white stripes down the sleeves, light grey track pants and white sneakers.

Any information can be provided anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at crimestopperstas.com.au