By Heartland News
PARK HILLS, MO (KFVS) - Park Hills Police arrested five people after a they say a drug deal went bad.
Detective Mike Kurtz with the Park Hills Police Department says a St. Francois County man had arranged to meet a St. Louis man outside a gas station in Park Hills Thursday to buy heroin.
Kurtz says the suspected buyer tried to rob the suspected dealer of all of his drugs and made reference to a pellet gun in his waistband.
The suspected dealer then called police to report an armed robbery.
Four people in one vehicle and a person in another vehicle were arrested.
Charges are pending.