STATEN ISLAND — Police are looking for two men they said stole more than $3,000 worth of over-the-counter medicine from a Duane Reade on Richmond Road.
The suspects entered the pharmacy on Richmond Road near Todt Hill Road at about 5:45 p.m. on Sept. 3 and stole “numerous” packages of medicine, including Nexium, Claritin, Mucinex, Vicks, Flonase, Zyrtec and Prilosec before fleeing on foot, according to the NYPD.
The first suspect was wearing a burgundy-striped jacket and baseball cap and the second man had on a dark baseball cap and blue T-shirt. Both were described as standing about 6 feet tall and weighing 170 pounds.
A manager at the Duane Reade declined to comment when reached by phone.
Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.