Peoria man robbed at gunpoint in his vehicle

By WEEK Reporter

Peoria man robbed at gunpoint in his vehicle

March 22, 2013 Updated Mar 22, 2013 at 11:51 AM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place in the 1400 block of Livingston Street on Thursday.

Police spoke to the 35-year-old victim, who said that he was sitting in his car waiting for a friend at 8 p.m.

The victim said that he was approached by a black male on the passengers side of the vehicle. The suspect pointed a revolver at him and demanded money.

The victim gave the suspect an unknown amount of money and the suspect fled eastbound towards Western.

The suspect was described as a light complected black male, 18 years-old, wearing a black jacket and blue jeans.

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