Police are searching for a man who robbed a Walgreens pharmacy Friday morning at gunpoint, according to a Baton Rouge Police Department news release.

The robbery occurred at 4:45 a.m. at the Walgreens at 4747 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd., the release says.

The robber went into the store, jumped over the pharmacy counter and pointed a gun at the pharmacist and demanded drugs, the release says.

The robber took an undisclosed amount of narcotics and left the store walking south, the release says.

The robber is described as a white man, 220 pounds, 25 to 30 years old with dark hair, the release says.

He was seen wearing a Southern University ball cap, a gray long sleeve shirt, black gloves and carrying a black or gray book sack, the release says.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Baton Rouge Police Armed Robbery Division at (225) 389- 3845 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-7867.