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Man arrested in Hanover after woman overdoses: police

A Hanover Police Service's sign is seen in this undated photo. (File) A Hanover Police Service's sign is seen in this undated photo. (File)
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Hanover police have charged a man after they say he gave a woman fentanyl, leading to an overdose.

Officers responded to several reports of a disturbance in the 200 block of 7th Avenue on May 2 just before 3:30 p.m.

Investigators said the disturbance happened after a male suspect gave a woman he knew fentanyl and she overdosed.

Once the woman recovered, several people confronted the suspect, leading to a fight.

Officers arrested a 31-year-old Hanover man and charged him with trafficking a controlled substance – fentanyl, possession of a controlled substance – fentanyl, and breach of probation.

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