Buyer Calls Cops After Drug Deal Goes South at Chinese Buffet


ABILENE, TX – Two men were taken to the Taylor County Jail after one of them called the cops during a drug deal gone bad.

The Abilene Police Department were dispatched to the 3600 block of S 1st St., the China Star Buffett, for the report of a robbery.

Prior to their arrival, the officers were alerted that a man had been assaulted and robbed during a drug deal.

Once on scene the officers spoke with two men; William Hardy and Cole Johnston. Once they identified the two, the officers discovered that they both had outstanding warrants.

Johnston was booked into the Taylor County Jail on a warrant for burglary of vehicles. Hardy was booked for burglary of a habitation and bail jumping.

It is unclear who robbed who in the situation as police are not press charges at this time.

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