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Laundromat employee taken to hospital after armed robbery

PEORIA - Police are looking for a suspect in an armed robbery Wednesday night.

An employee at Crystal Clean Laundromat on North Sterling was locking up, when the suspect approached her. He reportedly dragged the employee to the ground, demanded money, and showed a gun. The victim said he then grabbed her purse, stealing cash, credit cards, and her drivers license. 

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his 30s. He's approximately 5'9", weighing around 200 pounds. He has black hair and tattoos on the left side of his neck. 

The victim was taken to OSF Saint Francis Medical Center. 


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