Masked gunmen tie up clerks, steal meds from pharmacy in Glendale

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Three bandits donning masks and dressed in black clothing came calling to a Glendale pharmacy Tuesday afternoon, tying up two workers and stealing quantities of prescription drugs, according to police.

Authorities said the robbery occurred at 12:48 p.m. at the Trinity Rx Pharmacy located at 75-21 Myrtle Ave.

Reportedly, the three perpetrators — all of whom wore black sweaters, pants and sneakers — walked into the location. One of the suspects, police said, pulled out a black firearm, while his two cohorts jumped over the pharmacy counter, confronted male employees and presented a note demanding controlled prescription drugs.

After the employees complied with the demand, authorities noted, the crooks then restrained the employees with cable ties and removed their wallets, each of which contained credit cards. The bandits then fled the store and were last seen heading westbound on Myrtle Avenue.

Members of the 104th Precinct responded to the incident; neither of the workers were injured.

Anyone with information regarding the robbery or the suspects’ whereabouts is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS, visit their website or send a text message to 274637 (CRIMES), then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

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