Man steals allergy medicine from CVS

Police say an employee saw the man stuffing boxes of Claritin into his pockets and tried to confront the man.

Police say an employee saw the man stuffing boxes of Claritin into his pockets and tried to confront the man.

Police say an employee saw the man stuffing boxes of Claritin into his pockets and tried to confront the man. (7/15/15)

NEW HYDE PARK - The search is on for a man who stole boxes of allergy medicine from a New Hyde Park pharmacy.

Police say an employee at a CVS near Hillside Avenue and Hillside Boulevard saw the man stuffing boxes of Claritin into his pockets at around 6 p.m. Tuesday. When the employee tried to stop the man, the suspect motioned to his waistband as if he had a weapon.

The man fled on foot, getting away with about $500 of Claritin.

Anyone with information about the theft is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.

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