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Cops search for man who stole from Walgreens

Authorities described a suspect, who allegedly stole 16 boxes of Diabetic test strips from a pharmacy in Flushing, as about 5-foot-11 and 180 pounds. Images courtesy NYPD
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FLUSHING — The NYPD was asking for the public’s assistance in locating a man wanted in connection with stealing Diabetic test strips from a Walgreens Pharmacy.

Police said the suspect entered the pharmacy, at 44-15 Kissena Blvd., around 3:30 p.m. Sept. 11 and stole 16 boxes of test strips.

He is described as a black male standing 5-foot-11 tall and weighing 180 pounds, said police, and was last seen wearing a red T-shirt, black pants and glasses.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging on to the Crime Stoppers website at or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are kept strictly confidential.

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