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Man hammers through pharmacy window, smashes cash register

A man armed with a hammer broke through the drive-through pharmacy window of a William Street drug store late Tuesday, Buffalo police said.

The break-in occurred at 11 p.m. at 476 William. After smashing through the window, the suspect crawled inside and hammered the cash register until it broke open, police said.

He fled the scene leaving his hammer behind, according to police reports. The entire incident was captured on video.

Police estimated damages at more than $1,500.