Drug store holdups

There have been two drug store holdups involving drugs.

The Shoppers Drug Mart on Quinpool Road was held up yesterday afternoon around 4:00. A man handed a note to the pharmacists demanding drugs.  He got some and fled. Police were on the scene quickly and arrested a suspect matching the description. The investigation continues.

A man entered a pharmacy on Cobequid Road and handed a note to the pharmacist demanding drugs, showing a handgun stuffed in his waistband. He got some and fled in a waiting car.