Woman robbed at gunpoint downtown Monday night

Published: Feb. 7, 2023 at 11:05 AM CST|Updated: Feb. 7, 2023 at 11:20 AM CST
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PEORIA (25 News Now) - A woman was not injured after being robbed at gunpoint near the Peoria Civic Center Monday night.

Peoria Police spokesperson Semone Roth says they were called at around 10:18 p.m. to the 200 block of Southwest Jefferson Avenue about an armed robbery, locating a woman who was approached by a man armed with a handgun.

The victim told police the man took some of her personal items and fled.

Officers and a police K-9 searched the area but did not find anything.

The incident is under investigation. The is no currently suspect information.

Anyone with information about this incident or other violent crime is asked to contact the police department at 309-673-4521, or anonymously to tip411 or CrimeStoppers at 309-673-9000.