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Winnipeg Boy, 12, Charged With Cocaine Trafficking

08/15/2013 01:07 EDT | Updated 10/15/2013 05:12 EDT
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WINNIPEG - A police drug raid in downtown Winnipeg has led to cocaine trafficking charges against a 12-year-old boy.

Police say officers seized crack cocaine, drug paraphernalia and $1,200 cash during the raid Wednesday afternoon.

Six people were arrested and face possession and drug trafficking charges.

The 12-year-old boy is also charged with possessing the proceeds of crime and failing to comply with previous court-ordered conditions.

He remains in custody at the Manitoba Youth Centre.

A 33-year-old woman, 28-year-old woman, 18-year-old man, 17-year-old boy and 16-year-old girl are all facing drug-related charges.

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