Suspects sought for stealing boxes of whitening strips from Queens store: Police

While one of the men placed the items in a plastic bag, the other acted as a lookout.

The NYPD is asking for the public's help in identifying these men who allegedly stNYPD

Police are searching for a pair of robbers who were looking for more than just a bright white smile.


On May 1 at about 6:34 p.m. the suspects – both described to be black men between 40 to 45 years old -- entered the CVS pharmacy located at 61-01 Woodhaven Blvd., according to authorities.


One of the men then began to place 19 boxes of whitening strips into a plastic bag while the second suspect acted as a lookout, police said. They both then walked out of the store and fled in a gray SUV.


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Authorities describe the first suspect as heavy set and last seen wearing a dark colored jacket, light colored pants and a dark colored winter hat.

The second suspect is also heavy set and was wearing a black and white cap, a blue jacket with the words “Yankees” across the chest and black pants.

Anyone with information in regards 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).

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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