Peoria police investigates stabbing, suspect arrested for aggravated battery

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PEORIA, Ill. — The Peoria Police Department is investigating a Thursday stabbing that left one man injured.

Sergio Lopez

Peoria Police said the call came in around 4 p.m. on a report of a man stabbed in the area of Hancock and Jefferson. Officers arrived and found the victim with a stab wound to his arm.

Officers say 51-year-old Sergio Lopez was arrested shortly after the incident for aggravated battery.

The victim was transported to a local hospital and as of Friday, remains in serious condition.

This story will be updated.

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