Two women robbed at gunpoint in front of home

By WEEK Reporter

Two women robbed at gunpoint in front of home

August 19, 2013 Updated Aug 19, 2013 at 11:34 AM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- Peoria police are investigating the Saturday morning robbery of two Peoria women.

Police say that the two victims were returning to their home on the 400 block of Cornhill St. when they were approached by two black male suspects, each armed with a handgun.

The suspects demanded the victims turn over their cell phones and purses. The victims complied, and the suspects fled southbound through a nearby alley.

There are no known suspects in this crime.

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