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CBS Chicago has reported that a needle was found on a gas pump at a gas station near Chicago, The scary part was when the person grabbed the nozzle, they felt the needle, and a white substance was then released from the needle. The person was taken to a local hospital and evaluated and was found to be asymptomatic for any exposure. 

The Chicago Ridge Police Department released a statement on their Facebook page:

As if we don't have enough to worry about these days, let's add this to the list. I hope that it doesn't reach down here in the Tri-States and that they catch whoever did this as soon as possible. Remember, if you come across this, please call your local law enforcement immediately.

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