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Posted on: April 6, 2023

[ARCHIVED] 4/6/23 Aggravated Vehicular Hijacking

(PEORIA, IL) Wednesday, April 5, 2023, at approximately 11:06 p.m. Peoria Police received a call regarding a Vehicle Hijacking.
The victim told police she was approached by two male suspects wearing masks as she was getting into her vehicle in the 4000 block of Brandywine Drive. The suspects took the victims vehicle and some personal items and drove away. The victim was not injured.
Officers who were at that location on a different call observed the stolen vehicle leaving the area and attempted to stop it. Officers pursued the vehicle and eventually lost sight of it. 
During the course of the investigation officers located the stolen vehicle abandoned at Humboldt and Folkers. Police conducted a search of the area with the help of a K-9 for the suspects with negatives results.
This incident is under investigation. There is no suspect information.
If you have any information regarding this incident or any violent crimes, please contact the Peoria Police Department at (309) 673-4521, tip411 (anonymously), or Crime Stoppers (anonymously) at (309) 673-9000.

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