Police: Drug deal ends in armed robbery

Police: Drug deal ends in armed robbery
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A drug deal ended in an armed robbery, according to a news release from the Madison Police Department.

Officials said the victim, a 19-year-old McFarland man, had arranged to sell drugs in the Comfort Inn and Suites parking lot on East Washington Avenue around 1 a.m. Wednesday. When he arrived in the parking lot, he got into a gray SUV that had three men inside.

Once the victim was in the car, all three men pointed guns at him. One of the men hit the victim in the face and went through his pockets.

Officials said the men got away with the victim’s phone, wallet and the drugs.

The Madison Police Department is investigating the armed robbery. Get your weather forecast from people who actually live in your community. We update with short, easy-to-use video forecasts you can watch on your phone every day. Download the iOS or Android app here.