Peoria man victim of carjacking

By WEEK Producer

Peoria man victim of carjacking

March 26, 2014 Updated Mar 26, 2014 at 10:19 AM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- Authorities are looking for suspects after a Peoria man reported being the victim of a carjacking Tuesday night.

The 29 year-old victim told police that he was in the 1700 block of Butler at approximately 9:45 p.m. to pick up a friend. While waiting, he spoke briefly to a person he was acquainted with.

The victim said that two masked men armed with guns emerged and then held him at gunpoint. They demanded money and became agitated when the victim did not have much to give them.

The victim said that the two suspects threatened to kill him, so he told them that he would have to go to his brother's house to get money. The suspects then allegedly forced their way into the victim's car and told him to drive.

When they arrived at his brother's house, the victim said he got out of the vehicle and shut the door on one of the suspect's hand. He then said he ran away from the scene.

The victim's brother said he saw the suspects speed away from the scene with his brother's car.

There is no suspect information.

When the suspects

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