Peoria: Police Search for Stabbing Suspect


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PEORIA, IL — A frantic search is underway in Peoria after a stabbing incident left a woman injured. 

The Peoria Police were alerted to a violent altercation on Tuesday, November 28, 2023, at around 5:09 p.m. in the 2300 block of W. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Officers arriving at the scene found an adult female with stab wounds to her leg and hand. She was quickly rushed to a local hospital, with injuries thankfully not life-threatening.

In response to this alarming incident, an intensive manhunt has been initiated. The Peoria Police Department, including its Criminal Investigations Division, Patrol Unit, and Crime Scene Unit, along with a K9 unit, have been scouring the area. However, the suspect remains at large, escalating concerns among residents.

The Peoria Police Department is urging the public to be vigilant and report any information that could lead to the capture of the assailant. Anyone with information about this incident or other violent crimes can contact the Peoria Police Department at (309) 673-4521, or provide anonymous tips through tip411 and Crime Stoppers at (309) 673-9000. 


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