Townsville police are searching for a man who robbed a pharmacy at Kirwan this morning.
Around 10am the man entered the Thuringowa Drive business and approached a female staff member with a knife.
He demanded cash from the till and the employee complied.
The man then fled the scene with a sum of cash.
He is described as being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander in appearance, about 180cm tall with a slim build and was wearing a long sleeve shirt and dark shorts.
No one was physically injured during the incident.
Investigations are continuing.
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