Dayton police looking for suspect who tried to rob pharmacy

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DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Dayton police are looking for a man they say tried to rob a pharmacy.

It happened at the Walgreens located in the 2700 block of Salem Avenue just before 9:00 p.m. Saturday.

According to police reports, the suspect gave a note to the pharmacist saying he had a gun and to give him Oxycontin.

The employee told the manager who confronted the man.

The suspect ended up leaving the store empty handed.

The report says a gun was never seen.

The incident is under investigation. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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