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Bloomington Blotter: Unknown substances, missing persons and counterfeit bills



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Woman reported being injected with unidentified substance

Bloomington police responded to a report of an assault around 3 a.m. Saturday.

A 29-year-old woman told officers she was injected with an unknown substance during the incident, but quickly became uncooperative with the investigations, police said.

The assault was reported to have occurred on the 2500 block of South Rockport Road.

Officers said the woman was intoxicated when the report was made and the details of the incident were fuzzy.

She stopped answering questions soon after the investigation began, Sgt. George Connolly said.

28-year-old male missing

Joshua Hobbs, 28, was reported missing Saturday afternoon. Police said there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his disappearance.

Hobbs’ family told police Hobbs had lost contact with them before, Connolly said. It is unclear whether these previous incidents were reported to authorities at the time.

Hobbs was last contacted on Jan. 31, a relative reported to police.

This case is active.

Counterfeit $10 identified at Lucky’s Market

Cashiers at Lucky’s Market on South Walnut Street discovered a counterfeit $10 bill Saturday night.

The customer who paid with the bill didn’t know it was fake, police said. The customer said they were not sure where they had received the bill from.

Employees discovered the $10 was fake when it was checked with a counterfeit detection pen.

Second Xbox in two days reported missing

A 53-year-old male, who had been away from his home for about three weeks, reported several electronics missing Friday.

The items included a laptop, an Xbox and the Xbox controller. 

Police did not report any sign of forced entry.

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