BELLEVILLE — The following report appeared in the most recently released crime blotter by the Belleville Police Department:
6:49 p.m. ATTEMPTED ROBBERY - 500 block of E. McKinley. The victim, a 56-year-old man, reported while he was in his yard where he was approached by an unknown juvenile, a 14-year-old boy, who began talking with the victim. The suspect approached the victim with a brick and asked for all his money. When the victim told him no, the suspect threw the brick hitting the victim in the head and fled on foot.
6:17 p.m. POSSIBLE DRUG OVERDOSE - McDonald's, 4422 W. Main St. The victim, a 28-year-old female, was observed exiting the restroom and walking into the parking lot where she passed out. The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment. Officers located a hypodermic needle in the restroom.
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