Man returns to Ridgewood drugstore to steal more over-the-counter meds: NYPD

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Police are looking for a man who they say stole over-the-counter medications from the same Myrtle Avenue drugstore more than once last year.

The suspect first took the drugs from the Duane Reade at 54-11 Myrtle Ave. in Ridgewood about 5:25 p.m. on Nov. 8.

He returned to the same drugstore about 4:40 p.m. on Dec. 29, again taking multiple over-the-counter medications before fleeing, cops said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or can text their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.