Peoria Deputies search for armed robbery suspects
WEST PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — Deputies with the Peoria County Sheriff’s Office are asking for help identifying suspects involved in an armed robbery.
According to a Peoria County Sheriff’s Office Facebook post, deputies responded to Smokers Outlet Shop near Western and Heading Avenue at approximately 7 p.m. to a report of an armed business robbery Friday.
Surveillance video from the scene shows one suspect with a handgun holding a victim at gunpoint, while a second suspect attempted to get into the cash register and safe.
The suspects fled the scene, and are believed to have possibly left in a white vehicle.
No injuries were reported.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Peoria County Investigations Division Detective Lieutenant Dan Corpus at (309) 258-7160 or CrimeStoppers at (309) 673-9000.