Halloween weekend intruder stabs man early Saturday near Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana; Police searching for suspect

Editor’s note: This was not a random attack. The story has been changed to reflect that information.

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A male was stabbed by an intruder to an apartment in the 400 block of North Dunn around 12:35 a.m.

in Bloomington, Indiana. Police were still looking for a suspect early Saturday.

Around 12:37 a.m. police were dispatched after a caller reported the stabbing. The caller, who spoke to the Bloomingtonian afterward, said that a man entered an apartment building, and when he was asked to leave, lunged at one of the occupants stabbing him with a knife.

An IU alert described the intruder as, “white male, shoulder length curly brown hair, blue flannel, beanie.”

Police said several intruders who had been asked to leave the party then came back, kicked in the door, and a fight began. A man was found bleeding.

Halloween revelers could be seen walking all around the area in various costumes. Halloween is Monday.

BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – OCTOBER 29: Police investigate after a stabbing at a residence in the 400 block of North Dunn on October 29, 2022 Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – OCTOBER 29: Police investigate after a stabbing at a residence in the 400 block of North Dunn on October 29, 2022 Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – OCTOBER 29: Police investigate after a stabbing at a residence in the 400 block of North Dunn on October 29, 2022 Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – OCTOBER 29: Police investigate after a stabbing at a residence in the 400 block of North Dunn on October 29, 2022 Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – OCTOBER 29: Police investigate after a stabbing at a residence in the 400 block of North Dunn on October 29, 2022 Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)

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