Peoria Police search for pickup truck linked to Planned Parenthood arson

Published: Jan. 17, 2023 at 7:00 PM CST
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PEORIA (25 News Now) - Peoria Police on Tuesday night asked for the public’s help to find a pickup truck that may have been involved in late Sunday night’s fire that damaged the Peoria’s Planned Parenthood Office.

A neighbor told 25 News she saw someone throw a flaming object inside the facility in the 2700 block of North Knoxville about 11:30 p.m. Sunday.

Police have released two snapshots of a “suspect vehicle” from video footage in the area.

Suspect vehicle in Planned Parenthood arson investigation
Suspect vehicle in Planned Parenthood arson investigation(Peoria Police Department)

In a news release, police said they have so far been unable to find the vehicle, and their asking for public’s assistance in locating the truck.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Detective Brian Terry at 309-494-8390. Anonymous tips are accepted using the police department’s tip411 app or by calling Crime Stoppers at 309-673-9000.