April 8, 2017 Staff Report
The police are searching for a knife-wielding man who robbed a Woodside pharmacy last month.
The suspect entered Woodside Chemists, located at 58-01 Woodside Avenue, brandished a knifed and demanded prescription drugs from a 26-year-old female employee. The incident took place at around 10:15 am on Thursday, March 6, according to police.
The employee handed over $4,000 worth of pills.
The individual is a male, Hispanic, approximately 25-30 years of age, 5’10”, thin build, light complexion, last seen wearing sunglasses, dark hoody, grey sweatpants, red palm gloves, and a grey backpack.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782)