Advisory: Sayville Man Arrested for Pharmacy Robbery

Suffolk County Police have arrested a Sayville man for robbing a pharmacy in Sayville last month.
Brian Bernard entered Rite Aid Pharmacy, located at 101 Main St., on February 27 at 9:09 p.m., armed with a shotgun and demanded money from an employee. The employee gave Bernard cash from cash registers and Bernard fled the store on a bicycle.
Following an investigation, Fifth Squad detectives arrested Bernard, 52, of 6 Bohack Ct. on March 6. He was charged with Robbery 1st Degree. Bernard was scheduled to be arraigned today at First District Court in Central Islip.
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