Armed robbery – Discount Pharmacy Hobart

Police are currently investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the Discount Pharmacy, 179 Davey Street, Hobart at around 4.50pm on Saturday 15 December 2018.

The male suspect produced a syringe and demanded medication. The suspect made off with a quantity of prescription medication. He was last seen travelling in a westerly direction on Davey Street.

No one was injured during the incident.

The male is described as:

  • Around 180cm
  • Aged in his 30’s
  • Medium build
  • Blonde moustache (possibly a beard)


  • A black hoodie
  • Black gloves
  • Black sunglasses

Information can be provided to the Hobart Criminal Investigation Branch, or anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at