Cops: Man assaulted after drug deal gone bad

Charleston Police say a man with a knife tried to steal two containers of laundry detergent from a pharmacy.
Charleston Police say a man with a knife tried to steal two containers of laundry detergent from a pharmacy.

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Charleston police detectives say they responded to a drug deal gone bad Wednesday night.

According to police, the victim admitted to detectives that he was in the process of purchasing narcotics from several people when they assaulted him and robbed him of his money.

Authorities have not arrested anyone at this time and the investigation is ongoing.

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