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Wanted: Theft at drugstore; robbery at pharmacy

Crime Stoppers and the Nassau County Police Department are looking for a man wanted in connection with the theft of merchandise from a Uniondale drugstore.

Police say that at 9:30 a.m. on April 13, the suspect took assorted merchandise valued at about $150 from the CVS at 603 Uniondale Ave.

Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at its toll-free and confidential hotline: 800-244-TIPS (8477), Crime Stoppers Unit Case No. 195-13. Crime Stoppers offers up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest.

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Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are looking for a man wanted in connection with a robbery at a Deer Park drugstore.

According to police, at 8:10 p.m. on Oct. 6, a man jumped the pharmacy counter at CVS at 1944 Deer Park Ave., grabbed a clerk and demanded prescription pain medication. The clerk complied and the suspect fled in a dark-colored SUV.

The suspect is described as being in his mid-20s and about 6-foot-2 with a thin build. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with a Volcom Stone logo, black jeans, black sneakers and aviator-style sunglasses. Detectives believe he might be the same person who committed a robbery at this location on Sept. 22.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 800-220-TIPS (8477). All calls will be kept confidential.

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