2 men pistol whipped, robbed during drug deal in St. Louis

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by Evita Caldwell and Brendan Marks / KMOV.com

KMOV.com

Posted on March 24, 2014 at 3:21 AM

Updated Monday, Mar 24 at 6:20 PM

(KMOV) – Police are searching for two suspects after they pistol whipped and robbed two men during a drug deal in north St. Louis Sunday night.

The incident happened just before midnight on N. Broadway, about two blocks away from Love’s Travel Stop.

According to police, the suspects pistol whipped and robbed two men in their early 20s who were trying to purchase drugs from them.

The men who were robbed then went to the Love’s Travel Stop for help. Officials treated one of the men at the scene for head wounds. It was not known if the other man was hurt.

Police told News 4 the assault appeared to be the result of a "drug deal gone bad".

Additional details were not immediately available.

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