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CRIME ALERT - Assault with Weapon

On March 14, 2015 at 9:41pm, the University of Pittsburgh Police responded to the 100 block of Lytton Avenue for a male stabbed. The victim stated that he was stabbed near the bus stop at Fifth Avenue and Bigelow Blvd. An African-American male and an African-American female were shining what appeared to be a laser at the victim while he and a group of friends walked on Fifth Avenue. The victim and his friends approached the male and female to ask them to stop. When they did, the African American male stated, “You shouldn’t have walked up on us like that” at which point the male stabbed the victim in the upper part of the arm (near the armpit). Victim stated the weapon was some type of blade, approx. 5-6 inch long.

Description of the suspect follows:

  • African-American male, approx. 25 years old, wearing a black hoody and dark jeans
  • African-American female, wearing all black

Anyone having information regarding this incident should call the University of Pittsburgh Police at 412 624 2121. (Reference report 15-00676).


Crime Tips:

  • Report suspicious persons and crime incidents promptly.
  • Do not carry excess cash on your person.
  • Pay attention to your surroundings, trust your instincts, and go to a public place.

Posted March 15, 2015

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