Armed carjacking ends in crash near Bradley University

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Published: Mar. 8, 2023 at 9:31 PM CST
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PEORIA (25News Now) - Peoria Police say they have four people in custody following an armed carjacking led to a crash near Bradley University Wednesday evening.

Police were called about 8 p.m. to the 1400 block of North Ellis Street, near West Armstrong Avenue and Peoria High School, where someone armed with a handgun stole a car.

No one was hurt from the carjacking, but police said they saw the stolen vehicle on Nebraska Avenue and University Street before it crashed into another vehicle a few blocks away at University and Main Street.

Two people in the struck vehicle suffered non-life-threatening injuries, said Police Spokesperson Semone Roth.

No information was available about the four suspects.