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Officers left baffled after caller complains over drug-dealing 'scam'

Not a grain of sense but a word to the wise after 'brown sugar rip-off' call.

Brown sugar: Mistaken for cocaine

Brown sugar: Mistaken for cocaine

Date - 25th February 2019
By - Nick Hudson - Police Oracle
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A force was left stunned but promised to leave no stone unturned after a would-be drug user phoned to complain that she paid £200 for "brown sugar" instead of cocaine. The bizarre exchange was described by officers from Craigavon in...
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