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Police Seek Two In Connection With 10 NYC Pharmacy Thefts

Prescription Pills. (Credit: CBS 2)

Prescription Pills. (Credit: CBS 2)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Police are on the hunt for two men who they said stole more than $18,000 in over-the-counter medication from New York City pharmacies over a seven-month span.

According to authorities, all 10 thefts happened in Manhattan and all but one targeted Duane Reade stores.

The largest heist happened April 27 when police said the men got away with more than $3,300 worth of medication.

Police said the first theft took place last November and the last one occurred in May.

The suspects are described as being in their 20s who often wore hooded sweatshirts or winter coats.

Authorities are urging anyone with information in the case to call 1-800-577-8477.

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