(PEORIA, IL) Sunday, July 30, 2023, at approximately 4:57 p.m. Peoria Police were dispatched to the 2600 block of Starr on a report of an armed robbery to a juvenile.
When officers arrived at the above location, they were informed that the juvenile victim was robbed of a gaming system at gunpoint by another juvenile inside a residence in the 2600 block of W. Latrobe. The victim was not injured.
Detectives with the Peoria Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division (CID) and Patrol Unit responded to the scene.
A short time later, the 17-year-old male suspect exited the residence and was placed into custody without incident.
During a search of the residence, detectives located the gaming system. No firearms were located.
The juvenile was transported to the Peoria Police Department for interviewing purposes and subsequently arrested for Armed Robbery.
He was transported to JDC.
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. **