Man ‘held at knifepoint’ denies being a drug dealer
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A man who claimed he had a knife held at his throat and was hit with a hammer has denied being a cannabis dealer.
Ipswich Crown Court heard Aaron Baxter deny a fight broke out between him and alleged attacker Jason Sturgess after he asked Sturgess for an extra £500 for a cannabis deal.
Cross-examined by Tihomir Mak for Sturgess, Mr Baxter denied he helped sell cannabis grown by someone else.
Sturgess, 32, of Lynmouth Road, Walthamstow, London, denies aggravated burglary, inflicting grievous bodily harm and assault.
The court heard Mr Baxter was in his bedroom in Winchester Way, Thetford, on May 10 when Sturgess accused him of selling drugs to his cousin then threatened him with the knife and the hammer.
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Mr Baxter said he was so terrified he jumped from the window, breaking his ankle.
He later found mountain bikes, game consoles and mobile phones had been stolen.
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The trial continues.