A woman was taken to the Launceston General Hospital with serious injuries after a robbery at a juice bar near Royal Park on Sunday afternoon.
The 19-year-old woman was working at the juice bar on Park Street about 4.30pm when a man assaulted her and stole a quantity of cash from the register.
He also took the keys to a vehicle and stole a light blue Hyundai Getz parked outside.
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The car was later found at a car park on Plummer Street in Mowbray.
The woman had serious but non-life threatening injuries.
The man was described as wearing a black cap, sunglasses, carrying a black backpack and wearing a grey top with two stripes on the sleeves over the top of another black top.
Police also stated he was wearing distinctive black shoes with bright orange stripes.
Tasmania Police is calling on anyone who saw the incident or a light blue Hyundai Getz being driven erratically between Park Street and Mowbray on Sunday afternoon to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or police on 131 444.