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• An assault was reported at a bar in the 2100 block of Vermillion Street. An officer observed a man on the ground with abrasions on his head and a bloody nose.

The man indicated he was kicked by somebody. He didn't know who had hit him.

The incident occurred at about 1:05 a.m.

One witness said they saw a large group of individuals start a fight at the parking lot.

The case is still under investigation.

• A man called officers and asked to be transported to detox because of his ongoing problems with chemical dependency.

He was picked up and transported. The call came in at 11:52 p.m.

• A man was taken to detox after repeatedly dialing 911 and hanging up.

The man indicated he had dialed 911 mistakenly but the behavior persisted so he was transported.

Chad Richardson

Chad Richardson is the news director for RiverTown Multimedia. He was the publisher of four RiverTown publications until 2016, when he was named news director. He was previously general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He worked at the Hastings Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.

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