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A 19-year-old Lancaster man was charged with blocking medical aid for a friend who had allegedly overdosed on heroin Monday evening in Buffalo.

Conor S. Coffey of Village View, Lancaster, was arrested by police near 200 Amherst Street about 8:15 p.m. after he allegedly took his ailing friend from the parking lot of a supermarket at 345 Amherst Street as a Rural Metro ambulance was approaching to pick up his friend. According to police reports Coffey was trying to give CPR to his friend when the sound of the ambulance sirens prompted him to put his friend in a car and drive down the street until police stopped him. He was charged with one count of obstructing emergency medical service.