PEORIA -- Peoria Police are investigating a pair of armed robberies.
The first one happened in the 1600 block of S. Westmoreland around 6:00 p.m. last night.
Police say a man held up a woman while she was walking.
They say she fought back - biting and scratching him - when he tried to take her purse, but then backed off when she saw the gun.
The man got away with money.
Police have identified a suspect, but say no one has been arrested.
The second armed robbery happened just after midnight.
Police said five males held up a man on the corner of Nebraska and Central Avenues.
The robbers got away with money and two cell phones.
Officers did not catch any of them.
Both cases are still being investigated.