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VOL. 110, NO. 46 JUNE 20-26, 2019
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BY ROBERT POZARYCKI
Police continue to search for the
bandit who stole money from a
Walgreens drug store in Middle
Village on Saturday evening.
Law enforcement sources said the
caper took place at 6:34 p.m. on June
15 inside the retailer located at 80-11
Eliot Ave., off 80th Street.
According to police, the perpetrator
walked into the location, made
verbal threats and demanded cash.
A Walgreens worker proceeded to
provide the crook with an undisclosed
sum of money from the register.
After obtaining the cash,
authorities noted, the thief took
off and was last seen pedaling
away on a bicycle eastbound along
Offi cers from the 104th Precinct
responded to the scene. No injuries
As part of their response, police
canvassed the surrounding area for
the suspect, but the search ended
without an arrest, sources said.
Police describe the bandit as a
white man standing 6 feet, 2 inches
tall with a medium build, who was last
seen wearing a blue sweatshirt, black
sweatpants and dark sneakers.
Call the 104th Precinct Detective
Squad at 718-386-2723 with tips.