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Suspect sought in thefts from Hauppauge drugstore

Fourth Squad detectives are looking for a man

Fourth Squad detectives are looking for a man who used a semiautomatic handgun in February to rob Tomkins Pharmacy on Wheeler Road in Hauppauge of prescription painkillers with a street value of more than $10,000, Suffolk County police said. Credit: Handout

Fourth Squad detectives are looking for a man who used a semiautomatic handgun in February to rob a Hauppauge pharmacy of prescription painkillers with a street value of more than $10,000, Suffolk County police said.

Police said a man in a hooded gray sweatshirt entered Tomkins Pharmacy on Wheeler Road in Hauppauge on Feb. 19 at about 6:48 p.m., wielding a black, semiautomatic handgun.

The suspect filled a Trader Joe's shopping bag with OxyContin, roxycodone and Xanax pills. The pills have a street value of more than $10,000, police said.

Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers, 800-220-8477. All calls will be kept confidential.

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