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Posted on: June 20, 2023

[ARCHIVED] 6/20/23 Vehicular Hijacking

(PEORIA, IL) Tuesday, June 20, 2023, at approximately 4:17 a.m. Peoria Police Officers were flagged down in the 1000 block of W. Lake by an adult male. The male told police he was attacked by two unknown juveniles who robbed him and stole his vehicle in the 4200 block of N. Knollridge.
The victim told officers the two males were wearing masks and produced handguns. 
The victim was assaulted, and his personal belongings were stolen. The suspects then fled the area in the victim’s vehicle. The victim suffered minor injuries.
Officers later located the stolen vehicle unoccupied in the 800 block of W. Crestwood Drive.
Officers conducted a search of the area for the suspects with negative results.
This incident is under investigation.
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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