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Teen stabbed in butt after drug deal gone bad

A Grove City teenager is recovering after a man allegedly stabbed him in the buttocks after a drug deal gone bad in Mercer Township. State police arrested the 26-year-old Joshua Bennett after he allegedly stabbed a 19-year-old in the buttocks with a kitchen knife. The reason was an apparent drug deal gone bad.

The scene on October 12th required state troopers to respond for a disturbance occurring in Mercer Township. Soon, an ambulance was requested after the 19-year-old was bleeding from his buttocks. The teen had to be transported to the Grove City Medical Center for injuries to his buttocks.

The state troopers said they believe there was a drug deal occurring, when a dispute started to happen. At that time, they believe Bennett grabbed a kitchen knife and started to stab the teen from behind.

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