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Posted on: July 31, 2023

[ARCHIVED] 7/31/23 Vehicle Theft/Vehicle Crash

(PEORIA, IL) Friday, July 28, 2023, at approximately 1:07 p.m. Peoria Police located a reported stolen vehicle in the area of Union Hill and Moss Avenue. 
As officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop the vehicle fled at a high rate of speed. 
The stolen vehicle then collided with a pole and became disabled in the 1700 block of N. North. Two occupants, a male and a female juvenile fled on foot and were eventually apprehended by officers.
The female was subsequently arrested for Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle and Resisting Police.
The male, who was the driver was arrested for Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle, Fleeing and Eluding Police, Resisting Police, and several Traffic Violations. 
Both juveniles were transported to the 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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