(PEORIA, IL) Tuesday, January 10, 2023, at approximately 8:14 a.m. Peoria Police were dispatched to the 1900 block of Indiana regarding a stolen vehicle. Officers were also advised that the suspect was an 11-year-old male.
A short time later, officers located and attempted to stop the stolen vehicle, but the vehicle fled from officers. The stolen vehicle was later located parked in an alley in the 2200 block of W. Marquette unoccupied.
During the course of the investigation, officers located the juvenile and transported him the Peoria Police Department for interviewing purposes. The juvenile was later arrested for Motor Vehicle Theft and numerous traffic related offenses. The juvenile was then released into the custody of his mother.
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. **