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Cincinnati officer hospitalized after contact with ‘illicit substance’

A Cincinnati police officer was hospitalized Tuesday after contact with an "unknown illicit substance" during a traffic stop, according to our partners at WCPO.

The officer reported the substance left him feeling sick and light-headed, according to the Cincinnati Police Department. 

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The officer was released from University of Cincinnati Medical Center and the substance has been sent to a lab for analysis. 

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Earlier this month, an eastern Ohio officer was revived with four doses of Narcan after he accidentally came into contact with fentanyl during a traffic stop. 

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