Five teens rob Queens Rite Aid, take off with more than $1,000 worth of merchandise

NEW YORK (TIP): Five teens robbed a Queens Rite Aid of more than $1,000 of merchandise, police said Wednesday, November 16. The thieves stormed a Rite Aid on Cross Bay Blvd. near 161st Ave. in Howard Beach around 9:30 p.m. Oct. 27, cops said.They ransacked the store of around $1,350 worth of merchandise, according to officials. Before leaving, one of the teens warned a clerk against following them, claiming he was armed with a knife.

The band of thieves fled the store in a white Cadillac EscaladeCops released a surveillance video that shows the teens entering the store, and are asking the public’s help identifying them.

They are all described as men between the ages of 16 and 20, according to officials.

Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at (800) 577-TIPS.