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Posted on: June 19, 2023

[ARCHIVED] 6/19/23 Attempted Auto Theft

(PEORIA, IL) Friday, June 16, 2023, at approximately 6:21 p.m. Peoria Police responded to the 2400 block of MLK Drive in reference to an Attempted Motor Vehicle Theft.
When officers arrived, they located the owner of the vehicle but did not locate any suspects.
A short time later officers located three male juveniles matching the description of the suspects in the 200 block of N. Western.
The juveniles were taken into custody without incident and transported to the Peoria Police Department for interviewing purposes.
The 13-and-14-year-old suspects were subsequently arrested for Criminal Trespass to a Motor Vehicle while the third suspect, a 14-year-old male was arrested for an Outstanding Warrant.
All three juveniles were transported to the Peoria County Juvenile Detention Center.
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. **

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