Men wanted for series of Brooklyn pharmacy robberies, police say

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Thursday, April 23, 2015

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (WABC) -- Police are looking for a group of men wanted for a series of pharmacy robberies in Brooklyn.

Around 10 a.m. on Dec. 16, at a drugstore at 72 Manhattan Ave. in Brooklyn, three men entered the store and showed a firearm. They demanded Oxycodone. The three fled with $600 in Oxycodone, Hydromorphone and Promethazine pills, according to the New York City Police Department.

Around 7 p.m. April 6, four men entered a drugstore at 5829 Avenue T in Brooklyn. One man displayed a gun, and demanded cash and pills. The suspects fled with $8,300 Oxycodone, Oxycontin and Percocet pills.

At 9:30 a.m. April 8, 5 men went into a drug store at 1675 Flatbush Ave. and approached an employee. They slammed his head onto the counter, then forced him to the ground, kicked him and demanded Oxycodone. The suspects forced the employee to open the cash register, then fled with cough syrup and $100.

The victim refused medical attention.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call 800-577-TIPS.