Police looking for man who reportedly assaulted woman in East Peoria

Published: Sep. 18, 2023 at 1:21 PM CDT
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EAST PEORIA (25News Now) - East Peoria Police are asking for the public’s help as they investigate the assault of a woman in the city.

The department says the woman was assaulted in the area of Shoshone, Simon, Juniper and Highview drives.

It happened at around 3 p.m. Friday.

Police say the suspect is described as a Black man, tall and skinny.

It’s also believed he was soliciting and selling solar panels.

It’s not clear if he lives in the area. No age was given.

No weapons were involved.

Anyone who may have video to photos of the suspect is asked to call Detective Alvarez at 309-427-7708.

Police say the woman was not injured. She also does not live in the aforementioned area.