Police investigate armed robbery of local business

By WEEK Reporter

Police investigate armed robbery of local business

February 13, 2013 Updated Feb 13, 2013 at 1:56 PM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- Peoria police are investigating an armed robbery that took place at Fresh Gear, 2503 N. Sheridan Road on Tuesday afternoon.

A 29-year-old employee said that the suspect entered the business and started shopping for various items at around 2:00 pm.

The suspect brought the items up to the counter, pulled a gun on the clerk and told him he was leaving. The suspect took the items and walked out of the business.

The suspect took a pair of shoes, a hat and a pair of pants.

There are no known suspects at this time. However, the clerk says that the suspect has shopped at the store frequently.

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