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Armed robber targets East Peoria liquor store

Flashing police lights surrounded the New Twist liquor store in East Peoria Saturday evening after an armed robbery.

Fondulac and East Peoria officers responded around 6:40pm to learn someone held up the store located on 2908 Springfield Road and displayed a gun.

The suspect, still at-large, is described as a Black man with locks.

The man got away with an undisclosed amount of money and there were no injuries.

East Peoria Police say they’re still actively investigating and have no other details. Anyone with information is urged to call their department, at 309-698-4700.

Lauren Melendez

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