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Posted on: March 1, 2023

[ARCHIVED] 3/1/23 Recovered Stolen M.V. Arrest

(PEORIA, IL) Tuesday, February 28, 2023, at approximately 5:44 p.m. Peoria Police responded to the area of McClure and Sheridan regarding a stolen vehicle that was detected by a License Plate Reader camera system. The stolen vehicle was then observed in an area business lot. As officers approached the stolen vehicle, one of the suspects fled the area on foot. A second suspect, a 15-year-old male, entered the driver’s seat of the stolen vehicle and fled southbound on Sheridan. Officers followed and observed the vehicle come to a stop in the 2400 block of Sheridan. The suspect then exited the vehicle and fled from officers. The suspect was apprehended a short time later at Archer and Flora. The juvenile was transported to the Peoria Police Department for interviewing purposes and was subsequently arrested for Motor Vehicle Theft and Resisting Police. The juvenile was also arrested for a robbery that occurred last year. (22-19979) The juvenile was transported to the Juvenile Detention Center. If you have any information regarding any violent crimes, please contact the Peoria Police Department at (309) 673-4521, tip411 (anonymously), or Crime Stoppers (anonymously) at (309) 673-9000. **All suspects and arrestees are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.** 

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