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UPDATE: Pekin Police take stabbing suspect into custody

UPDATE 4:30 p.m. – Pekin Police said they have taken the suspect into custody.

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PEKIN, Ill. (WEEK) — Pekin police are on scene at a house in the 300 block of South Street in Pekin after a stabbing.

Pekin Police Officer Billie Ingles said a person was taken to the hospital with stab wounds after a dispute between two adults. The situation started around 2:30 p.m. The victim’s condition is unknown.

A heavy police presence is on scene in Pekin.

The suspect’s whereabouts are unknown. A search of the house on South St. didn’t turn up the suspect. Ingles said there is no need for residents to fear for their safety.

 

Tim Shelley

Social Media & Digital Content Manager

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