Three twentysomethings, while walking home from the Circle K gas station, were met by a gun wielding man who forced them to give up their shoes, backpacks coats, wallets and cell phones in the 2300 block of North Bigelow. The man fled in a vehicle the reeked of marijuana. 10:54 p.m. Dec. 9, 2016.
An employee of Dollar General, 4003 SW Adams, was robbed of the bank deposit money that she was getting ready to drive to the bank. The robber was a masked male who ran around from the back of the store, grabbed her by the hair and screamed “give it to me bitch” three times, then threw her to the ground after he had her purse. So did this person leave the store with the deposit at the same time every day, or was it an inside job?
On Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at approximately 7:54 pm, Peoria Police responded to an armed robbery at the US Cellular Store located at 4221 North Sterling Avenue.
The suspects are two black males approximately 18-20 years of age, both armed with handguns. The first suspect wore a green hooded sweatshirt, black pants, and white shoes. The second suspect wore a black sweatshirt with gray pants. There may have been a third suspect outside the store acting as a lookout.
A large quantity of new cellphones were taken during the robbery.
No injuries were reported.
If you have any information regarding this incident, or if you were in the area of this incident and noticed anything suspicious, please contact the Peoria Police Department at (309) 673-4521 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at (309) 673-9000.
A man told police he was robbed at gunpoint in the 400 block of Tracy at about 11:44 p.m. Sunday. He was getting out of his can when two men wearing hoodies approached. The pointed guns at him, made him lie on the ground when they took his wallet and $20 out of his pockets. They they ran off down the alley behind the location.