Police are investigating the armed robbery of a pharmacy at Aitkenvale this afternoon.
Around 12.35pm a woman entered the store on Ross River Road and made claims to staff and customers that she was armed with a firearm.
The woman forced employees to fill a bag with prescription medication before stealing it and fleeing the scene on foot.
The woman is described as being Caucasian in appearance, approximately 45 – 50 years-old, about 170cm tall with a solid build and dark brown hair.
She was wearing a beige jumper and beanie, blue tracksuit pants, a black mask and dark sunglasses.
No one was physically injured and no weapon was sighted during the incident.
Anyone with information which could assist police with their investigations should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.
Crime Stoppers is a charitable community volunteer organisation working in partnership with the Queensland Police Service.