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Gastric larceny on Grand St.

A knife-wielding woman ripped off a load of stomach meds from a Lower East Side drug store on Sun., April 12, police said.

The suspect was in the Rite Aid at 408 Grand St. at 7:50 p.m., when she removed over-the-counter drugs from the shelf and stuffed them into her bag.

Police provided this photo of the alleged stomach-meds shoplifter. (Courtesy N.Y.P.D.)

The store’s 31-year-old manager confronted the thief, but she brandished a blade before fleeing the store with $272 worth of stomach medications. There were no reported injuries.

Police provided a surveillance-camera image of the suspect and a video of her exiting the Rite Aid.

Anyone with information should call the New York Police Department’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Tips can also be submitted on the Crime Stoppers Web site at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or on Twitter at @NYPDTips.

All tips are strictly confidential.

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