Man accused of robbing Smithtown pharmacy, stealing prescription drugs

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A Ronkonkoma man is accused of robbing a Smithtown pharmacy.

Police say John Giunta walked into the Smithtown Prescription Center on East Main Street Wednesday morning, approached a pharmacist and demanded drugs.

Police say the pharmacist complied and then Giunta took off. He was arrested a short time later at a nearby church.

The incident occurred on the eighth anniversary of the Medford pharmacy massacre that left four people dead.

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