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Cops: Gunman steals drugs from East Islip pharmacy

Police are searching for a man who they said robbed an East Islip pharmacy at gunpoint Tuesday afternoon, stealing prescription medication.

The robbery took place at 3:55 p.m. at Country Village Pharmacy on East Main Street, Suffolk County police said.

No one was injured.

Police said the man, believed to be about 5-foot-10 and in his mid-to-late 20s or early 30s, wore sunglasses, a dark hooded sweatshirt and a red bandanna. He had a thin mustache, police said.

Police said after entering the pharmacy, the man announced a robbery, said he had a gun and demanded the prescription medications. Police did not say what kind of medication or how much was taken.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call the Third Squad at 631-854-8352 or Crime Stoppers at 800-220-TIPS. All calls will remain confidential.

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