Police Seek Suspects In Two Brooklyn Pharmacy Robberies
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police in Brooklyn are asking for the public’s help in identifying and finding three men wanted in connection with two robberies at local pharmacies.
Authorities said the first incident happened on Nov. 29 of last year at around 3:20 p.m. at the Dermer Pharmacy on Flatbush Avenue. The suspects displayed guns and removed money from the register and prescription medication, police said.
The second robbery happened on Dec. 12 at around 11 a.m., when police said the suspects entered Harrico Pharmacy on Stanhope Street. The suspects displayed firearms and approached an employee who was given a list of medications the suspects were looking for, according to police.
Authorities said the suspects moved three customers into the back room of the pharmacy and then removed money from the register and prescription medication.
There were no injuries in either incident.
The suspects are described as black men, between 30 and 40 years old, approximately 5-foot-10 to 6-feet and around 200 pounds. All three suspects are said to have been wearing dark-colored jackets and one suspect was wearing a Sacramento Kings baseball cap.
Police have also released surveillance video in hopes of finding the suspects.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.