An Publix employee said the man went into the store in the 4400 block of Town Center Parkway just after 7 p.m., demanded money and said he had a gun in his pocket, according to police.
The employee told the man to leave, and the man repeated, “Give me that money. I have a gun in my pocket,” according to police.
The man was told to leave again by an employee and then left, police said.
The man was seen leaving the store in a dark Honda.
Anyone with information about the man’s identity or whereabouts is asked to call the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office at 904-630-0500 or Crime Stoppers at 866-845-TIPS.