Police & Fire

Pair Steals Thousands In Allergy And Acid Reflux Meds


BRIGHTON BEACH – The NYPD is searching for the pair of women seen in the below photos whom they say allegedly stole nearly $3,000 worth of allergy and heartburn medication from a Brighton Beach pharmacy.


At approximately 4pm on Sunday, August 20 at the Duane Reade located at 105 Brighton Beach Avenue, the two suspects removed without permission quantities of Prilosec, Nexium, Claritin, Prevacid, Zantac, Xyzal and Breathe Right products totaling up to a combined value of $2,848.88, the police say.

Police describe both suspects as black women, approximately 5′ 7″ tall, with their hair in long braids/dreadlocks.

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 or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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