(PEORIA, IL) Sunday, March 26, 2023, at approximately 2:20 p.m. Officers responded to the 600 block of W. Hillyer regarding four male juveniles attempting to break into a vehicle.
Officers responded to the area and located the suspects attempting to flee. After a short foot pursuit officers apprehended all four juvenile suspects.
four juveniles (two 12-year-olds, a 13-year-old, and a 15-year-old) were subsequently arrested for Attempted Motor Vehicle Theft, Conspiracy to Commit Motor Vehicle Theft and Resisting Police.
The juveniles were transported to the Juvenile Detention Center. One of the juveniles also assaulted an officer while at JDC and was charged with Aggravated Battery on Police.
If you have any information regarding any violent crimes, please contact the Peoria Police Department at (309) 673-4521, tip411 (anonymously), or Crime Stoppers (anonymously) at (309) 673-9000.
**All suspects and arrestees are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. **