You are reading

Two Men With Pepper Spray Rob Rego Park Drug Store: NYPD

Police are looking for two men who allegedly robbed a drug store in Rego Park last week (Photos: NYPD and GMaps)

Nov. 2, 2022 By Christian Murray

Police are looking for two men with pepper spray who robbed a drug store in Rego Park last week.

The suspects allegedly entered Top Choice Pharmacy, located at 97-06 Queens Blvd., at around 2:45 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 24 and assaulted a 60-year-old male employee who was behind the counter. The men, who brandished pepper spray, grabbed the employee by the neck.

The suspects, according to police, then took a bottle of promethazine and fled on foot south on 64th Road to Saunders Road, then west on 63 Drive on Saunders Street.

Promethazine is typically taken to prevent or treat nausea related to conditions such as motion sickness and pregnancy.

One of two men who allegedly robbed a Rego Park pharmacy last week (NYPD)

The suspects are described as both being between the ages of 18 to 20 years of age. Police released photos of the suspects.

Anyone with information in regard 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).

email the author: [email protected]
No comments yet

Leave a Comment
Reply to this Comment

All comments are subject to moderation before being posted.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Recent News

BP launches new advisory panel for youth to become civically engaged in the future of Queens

In an effort to get more young people involved in civics, Queens Borough President Donovan Richards has created a new advisory panel known as the Youth and Young Adult Council to introduce the “youngest and fiercest” community advocates to both community service and organization.

Members of the advisory body will advocate concerns through means of community engagement by participating in one of two cohorts. The first will be made up of high school representatives between the ages of 13 and 17, while the second cohort will be comprised of young adults between the ages of 18 and 25.