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Halton police arrest three people after ‘drug deal went wrong’

Halton police say a drug deal gone wrong in Oakville, has resulted in three arrests.
Halton police say a drug deal gone wrong in Oakville, has resulted in three arrests. Halton Regional Police / File / Twitter

Halton police say they have arrested three people after a drug deal went wrong.

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Police say an 18-year-old man met three suspects last Friday in a forested area near Fourth and Lower Base lines in Oakville to settle a marijuana drug debt.

However, during the transaction, police say the victim was assaulted by the suspects with a baton and punched in the face before he was robbed of his basketball shoes, backpack and jacket.

The victim was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

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A 19-year-old man, and two 17-year-olds, all from Milton, are now facing charges.

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