Photo via Google Maps, inset courtesy of the NYPD

Police are looking for two men who shoved a Bellerose pharmacy employee to the ground while trying to rob the store.

At 1:15 p.m. on Tuesday, June 27, two unknown men entered the Pharmo Drug Store located at 248-15 Union Turnpike. Once they were inside, the first suspect engaged with the 34-year-old female employee while the second suspect forced his way behind the counter.

The second suspect then forced the employee to the ground, demanding that she open the medicine cabinet.

The suspects were unable to open the cabinet and fled the scene empty handed. The victim was not injured during the incident.


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 and messages are kept confidential.


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