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Posted on: November 8, 2023

[ARCHIVED] 11/8/23 Home Invasion

(PEORIA, IL) Tuesday, November 7, 2023, at approximately 6:41 p.m. Peoria Police responded to the 2400 block of N. Indiana on a report of a carjacking that had just occurred.
When officers arrived, they located an adult female victim at the scene. The victim told police that an unknown male entered her home. The suspect stole items and fled out of the house. The victim then went outside and was again confronted by the suspect. The suspect physically assaulted the victim and stole more items, including the victim’s car keys. The suspect then entered the victim’s vehicle. The suspect fled the scene in the victim’s vehicle. The victim sustained minor injuries.
At approximately 8:32 p.m. officers located the stolen vehicle in the 1400 block of S. Livingston.
As officers approached, 4-to-5 juveniles exited the vehicle and fled on foot. One juvenile, a 17-year-old male was apprehended and taken into custody.
The juvenile was arrested for Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle and Obstructing Police.
He was transported to the Juvenile Detention Center.
This incident remains 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.
**All suspects and arrestees are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. **

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