Peoria man robbed at gunpoint on Sheridan

By WEEK Reporter

Peoria man robbed at gunpoint on Sheridan

January 28, 2013 Updated Jan 28, 2013 at 1:37 PM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- Peoria police are investigating an armed robbery that took place on the 2800 block of N. Sheridan on Sunday.

Officers spoke to the victim, who said that he was walking northbound on Sheridan a little after midnight when he was approached by a black male suspect.

The victim said that the suspect grabbed him and pulled him between two houses. The victim said he heard the click of a gun and struggled with the suspect over the weapon.

The victim said that the suspect then threatened to shoot him, before taking an undisclosed amount of money, a pocket knife, a lottery ticket, a wrist watch and some beer from the victim. The suspect then fled northbound from the scene.

Police are still investigating the matter. They have no known suspects at this time.

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