Police: Man Steals Over $4,000 in Cold Medication from Patchogue Pharmacies


A man stole over-the-counter cold medication from two different CVS locations on the same day, cops say.

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Man who stole merchandise from two Patchogue pharmacies.

Photo by: Suffolk County Police Department

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Fifth Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who stole merchandise from two Patchogue pharmacies in May.
A man stole over $4000 worth of over-the-counter cold medication from CVS, located at 503 East Main Street at 6:30 p.m. on May 5, and from CVS, located at 470 West Main Street at 6:52 p.m. on the same day. The suspect may have driven away in a black SUV.
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about these incidents can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS, texting “SCPD” and your message to “CRIMES” (274637) or by email at www.tipsubmit.com. All calls, text messages and emails will be kept confidential.