Teens Wanted String Of Duane Reade Toothbrush Robberies

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The hunt is on for a group of teenagers wanted in a string of toothbrush robberies in Manhattan.

Police say the suspects hit at least four Duane Reade stores along the East Side in April.

In each incident, investigators say the teens stole thousands of dollars worth of electric toothbrushes from the shelves before running away.

The suspects are believed to be between 15 to 19 years old.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74682). 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.

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