Authorities say that the unidentified suspect broke into Grand Avenue Pharmacy, located at 69-29 Grand Ave., on Thursday, July 27.
The culprit barged into the local pharmacy at approximately 5 a.m. and entered by breaking the front glass window, police said, adding that $3,850 dollars worth of various bottles of prescription medication was stolen, including Xanax, Oxycodone, and Percocet.
The 104th Precinct shared photos of the perpetrator through security footage from inside the pharmacy on a Twitter post.
🚨WANTED for BURGLARY🚨
On 7/27/23 the pictured subjects used a crowbar to break the front glass window at 69-29 Grand Ave & removed various bottles if Xanax, Oxycodone & Percocet. The subjects fled in a dark colored sedan.
Have info? 1-800-577-TIPS pic.twitter.com/3XiSHx5AqI
— NYPD 104th Precinct (@NYPD104Pct) July 28, 2023
Councilman Robert Holden, who serves the neighborhoods of Glendale, Maspeth, Middle Village, Ridgewood, Woodhaven and Woodside, visited Grand Avenue Pharmacy and spoke with the owner about the incident.
Holden also took the chance to recognize the much-needed work from law enforcement to eliminate businesses being burglarized.
QNS reached out to the store owner for comment and is waiting for a response.
I stopped by and spoke with Tony, the owner of Grand Avenue Pharmacy, about the alarming break-in this morning. In nearly 40 years of business, he's never experienced such a troubling incident. Despite hearing crime is down, we know that's not the reality. (1/2) pic.twitter.com/4Q5OdWmeZr
— Robert Holden (@BobHoldenNYC) July 27, 2023
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, on Twitter @NYPDTips.
All calls are strictly confidential.