Police: 81-year-old pharmacist made woman remove clothing before filling prescription

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NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. — A licensed pharmacist in Niagara Falls, New York, is facing charges after police say he compelled a woman to remove her clothes before he would fill her prescription, according to WKBW.

Niagara Falls police and Drug Enforcement Administration agents arrested 81-year-old Robert Kenzia for coercion on Tuesday morning.

Police say Kenzia, a licensed pharmacist, threatened to tell other pharmacies not to fill her prescriptions if she did not comply with his demands.

The DEA is conducting a full audit of the pharmacy to see if other illegal activity has occurred at the location.

Longtime friends of Kenzia are in disbelief.

“When I saw it, I laughed. It’s not him,” said Diane Curtis, a friend of Kenzia. “I’m shocked. Truly shocked.”

Police say it is suspected there might be other victims who have yet to come forward.

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