The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two males depicted in the attached surveillance video and photo in regards to an attempted robbery within the confines of the 105 Precinct. The details are as follows:
On June 27, 2017 at 1:15 p.m. two unidentified males entered the Pharmo Drug Store, located at 248-15 Union Turnpike, where one male engaged the store clerk, a 34 year-old female, in a conversation while the second male forced his way behind the counter. The second male then forced the victim onto the ground while demanding that she unlock a medicine cabinet. The two males were unable to gain access into the cabinet and fled the location empty handed. The victim was uninjured in this incident.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.