Police are searching for a man wanted in response to a robbery at a Duane Reade Pharmacy in Astoria on May 17.
Just after 4 p.m., an individual entered the pharmacy, located at 35-06 Broadway, and removed numerous cosmetics items worth a total of $640. The manager, a 45-year-old man, followed the individual outside and attempted to stop him. The suspect punched the manager in the face.
The suspect is described as a five-foot-five-inch Hispanic man between the ages of 30 and 40 years who weighs approximately 140 pounds and has short brown hair. He was last seen wearing a green jump suit, green du-rag, black T-shirt and white sneakers.