Peoria Police investigate Wednesday night armed business robbery

Peoria Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place at a business Wednesday night.
Peoria Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place at a business Wednesday night.(MGN)
Published: Jan. 19, 2023 at 11:48 AM CST
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PEORIA (25 News Now) - Peoria Police are looking for a suspect they say robbed a business in Peoria Wednesday night.

A statement from Peoria Police says they were called to the 3900 block of Baring Trace, near the intersection of North Big Hollow Road, around 9:45 PM.

When officers arrived, they found a witness who told police someone entered the store wearing a mask and displaying a handgun. The suspect then fled before police arrived. No one was injured.

Police add a K-9 was brought in, along with members of the Peoria Police Department’s Crime Scene Unit to investigate and search for a suspect.

There is no suspect information at this time, and the 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.