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Posted on: April 7, 2023

[ARCHIVED] 4/7/23 Aggravated Battery W/ Knife

(PEORIA, IL) Thursday, April 6, 2023, at approximately 11:12 p.m. Peoria Police responded to a residence in the 1200 block of N. Frink regarding a stabbing.
When officers arrived, they located an adult male victim with apparent stab wounds. 
The victim was immediately transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 
While searching the residence, officers located the stabbing suspect, identified as 43-year-old Samuel O. Oyeyemi (AKA Samuel Hicks) in an upstairs room. He was taken into custody without incident.
A short time later, officers learned that the suspect and victim got into a physical altercation that led up to the stabbing. 
Oyeyemi was subsequently arrested for Aggravated Battery and Aggravated Domestic Battery.
He was transported to the Peoria County Jail.
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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