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Posted on: August 16, 2023

[ARCHIVED] 8/16/23 Aggravated UUW/Poss. Handgun Under 21

(PEORIA, IL) Tuesday, August 15, 2023, at approximately 2:50 p.m. members of the Peoria Police Department’s Special Investigations Division (SID) observed a wanted subject riding a bicycle in the 2400 block of W. Antoinette.
As officers attempted to make contact with the 13-year-old male juvenile he fled on the bicycle. Officers followed and apprehended the juvenile in the 2500 block of W. Antoinette.
During a search of the juvenile officers located a loaded handgun on his person.
The juvenile was transported to the Peoria Police Department for interviewing purposes and subsequently arrested for Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Possession of a Handgun Under 21, Armed Robbery, and Resisting Police.
The juvenile was 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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