Worthington police are investigating the armed robbery of the CVS Pharmacy, 918 High St., that took place on Tuesday afternoon.

Worthington police are investigating the armed robbery of the CVS Pharmacy, 918 High St., that took place on Tuesday afternoon.

At approximately 3:45 p.m., a man entered the business and went to the rear of the store to the pharmacy. He demanded Stage II prescription medications while showing the pharmacist a handgun.

He fled on foot.

The suspect is described as a white male in his late 20s, 5 feet-10 inches to 6 feet tall, weighing 180 to 210 pounds. He has black hair and a short, black beard.

He was wearing a black zipped sweatshirt, a red T-shirt, dark denim jeans, black "skateboarder-type" tennis shoes, a black cap and black wrap-around sunglasses.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Worthington Division of Police at 885-4463.