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Man with note demands opioid from Lovejoy pharmacy

A man tried robbing a pharmacy Thursday morning inside Rite-Aid in Buffalo's Lovejoy neighborhood, according to a city police report.

The suspect entered the store at East Lovejoy and North Ogden streets at about 9:30 a.m. held up a note to the pharmacist with a message demanding a specific opioid drug "before I shoot," according to the report.

The report did not say whether a weapon was displayed but the would-be robber left empty-handed.

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