FBI, Peru Police Seek Help with Kidnapping Case, 7th St and Plum St, Peru, Illinois

Police from Peru, Illinois responded about 5:05 a.m. Monday, June 14, 2021 to a report of a juvenile kidnapping near the intersection of Plum Street and 7th Street in a residential neighborhood in Peru, Illinois.

The victim was described as 14-16 year old female, but initially no information was available regarding a missing person in this case described by Peru Police Department as an “Isolated Incident” (Facebook post). A pink tie-dye colored rubber sandal, “Rouge” brand, size 7.5 was found in the vicinity of the kidnapping.




The offender’s vehicle was described as a white Ford Excursion or a pick-up truck with a topper. A pickup truck was the initial description, but the image captured appears to be a Ford Excursion.

Multiple witnesses reported two men forcing the victim into the vehicle with screaming or yelling occurring.




The FBI is providing investigative assistance to the lead investigative agency — the Peru Police Department at 815-223-2151.

Details regarding victim and attacker descriptions will be provided as available.

Tips can be reported to the FBI (even anonymously) at 312-421-6700 or directly to Peru Police Department.

A Pink tie-dye colored rubber sandal, "Rouge" brand, size 7.5 found in the vicinity of the kidnapping in Peru, Illinois on Monday, June 14, 2021 about 5:00 a.m. (SOURCE: FBI).
A Pink tie-dye colored rubber sandal, “Rouge” brand, size 7.5 found in the vicinity of the kidnapping in Peru, Illinois on Monday, June 14, 2021 about 5:05 a.m. (SOURCE: FBI).
Suspect vehicle appears to be a white Ford Excursion at the scene of the kidnapping in Peru, Illinois on Monday, June 14, 2021 about 5:00 a.m. (SOURCE: FBI).
Suspect vehicle appears to be a white Ford Excursion at the scene of the kidnapping in Peru, Illinois on Monday, June 14, 2021 about 5:00 a.m. (SOURCE: FBI).
Suspect vehicle appears to be a white Ford Excursion at the scene of the kidnapping in Peru, Illinois on Monday, June 14, 2021 about 5:00 a.m. (SOURCE: FBI)
Suspect vehicle appears to be a white Ford Excursion at the scene of the kidnapping in Peru, Illinois on Monday, June 14, 2021 about 5:00 a.m. (SOURCE: FBI).




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