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Man stabbed in the back during robbery at Brooklyn pharmacy

Posted at 4:37 PM, Aug 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-12 16:37:18-04

CANARSIE, Brooklyn — A robber stabbed a man in the back at a Brooklyn pharmacy on Monday afternoon, police said.

The stabber, who was wearing a hospital mask, attacked the man at Canarsie Plaza Pharmacy on Flatlands Avenue around 1:10 p.m., officials said.

No arrests have been made. Police described the attacker as a man in his 30s. He’s about 5 feet, 9 inches tall. The man was last seen wearing dark blue denim shorts and a “Black Iron” T-shirt.

Police have not released any identifying information for the victim. His condition was not immediately clear.

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