Braintree: Alleged drug deal leads to abduction

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Quincy and state police are sorting out the details in what is described as a possible abduction during a drug deal. The victim told police that he was locked in the trunk of a Mercedes E class sedan while three armed men abducted him.

The victim also told police that this was during a drug deal at the South Shore Plaza in Braintree. He said the suspects were trying to duct tape him, when a witness saw him with them, and the three men fled. The victim reportedly has a head wound. Police are continuing their search for the suspects.


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