Spokane police informant robbed in drug deal

SPOKANE — A Spokane police informant who went to buy methamphetamine got his man, but not on a drug charge.

The informant said the dealer took the $60 police had given him to buy meth, then punched him on the head and pushed him down stairs.

The Spokesman-Review reported that police arrested the 24-year-old suspect last week for investigation of robbery.

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