Bond set for men accused in carjacking of Peoria nurse

By WEEK Producer

November 5, 2013 Updated Nov 5, 2013 at 9:23 PM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. – Bond has been set at $250,000 for two men accused of carjacking a nurse near UnityPoint Health Methodist Medical Center last month.

Darren Evans, 19, and Niguel Griffin, 21, appeared in Peoria County Court Monday. Both men are charged with one count of aggravated vehicular high-jacking and one count of aggravated vehicular high-jacking with a firearm.

Shortly after 11 p.m. on October 15 a 32-year-old nurse from Morton said she was leaving work when two men pulled her out of her SUV and beat her with a gun.

Both men are scheduled to appear in court again on November 21.

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