Police Investigate Stabbing in Pekin

Published 08/03 2014 12:14PM

Updated 08/04 2014 03:32AM

PEKIN - A 29-year old Pekin man is in good condition at OSF Hospital after being stabbed late Saturday night. He underwent surgery on Sunday morning.

Pekin police issued a press release saying the man was stabbed in the abdomen around midnight in an alley behind the Busy Corner restaurant at 229 Derby St.

Officers were responding to a report of a fight. They found the victim, who was severely bleeding, in the alley.

After a foot pursuit, officers arrested a 16-year old male and took him to the Juvenile Detention Center in Peoria. 

The investigation is ongoing.  

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