Peoria man robbed twice in a week by same suspect

By WEEK Reporter

Peoria man robbed twice in a week by same suspect

November 19, 2012 Updated Nov 19, 2012 at 1:00 PM CDT

PEORIA, Ill -- Police say that Peoria man has been robbed at gunpoint twice in the last week by the same victim.

Police first spoke to the 20 year-old victim on Thursday who said that he ran into the suspect in a hallway at the Lexington Hills Apartments at approximately 1:45 a.m.  The suspect displayed a black revolver and demanded money.  The suspect got $45 from the victim.

Officers saw the victim again on Saturday who said that at 9:00 p.m. he and a woman he was with were again approached by the suspect at 3701 N. Sterling Avenue.  The suspect again displayed a revolver and demanded money, this time getting $400 combined from the two victims.

The victim said that he only knows the suspect as "Lance".  Police are still investigating these robberies.

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