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Two robbed in drug deal gone bad


Madison (WKOW) -- from Madison PD:  On Thursday night, October 23, 2008, a Madison Police detective arrested a suspect in connection with an armed robbery that occurred on October 12th.

  Two victims had come from the Montello area to Madison with hopes of procuring some marijuana.

  They had a contact that put them in touch with 22-year-old Rodney M. Harris of Madison.

  The suspect and victims got together in the 2400 block on Monterey Drive shortly before 1:00 a.m. on the 12th.

  Harris had indicated he could deliver on the marijuana, but later reneged.

  Instead he pulled a gun on the victims and took their drug money.

  He's also accused of striking one in the head with his gun.

  Harris was arrested and tentatively charged with Armed Robbery, Intimidation of a Victim, and Battery.

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