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CRIME ALERT

University of Pittsburgh Police Officers responded to a burglary that occurred sometime after 1am on Feburary 8, 2017, in the 300 block of South Bouquet Street. The victim stated that while sleeping, someone made entry into his apartment. An Apple Macbook and various other items were reported missing. No injuries reported.

 

Description of the suspect(s) is as follows:

 Suspect(s): Unknown

 

Anyone having information regarding this incident should call the University of Pittsburgh Police at 412-624-2121. (Reference report #17-00562)

 

Crime Tips:    

  • Report suspicious persons and crime incidents promptly.
  • Lock your doors and windows.
  • Pay attention to your surroundings, trust your instincts, and go to a public place.
  • Be aware of who you invite into your home.
  • Do not approach suspicious persons or vehicles.  

   Posted:  February 9, 2017

CRIME ALERT - Armed Robbery / Assault

On January 27th, 2017, at approximately 10:07pm, the University of Pittsburgh Police assisted the City of Pittsburgh Police with a report of an armed robbery in the 300 block of McKee Place. The victims reported that they were walking in the 300 block of McKee Place when 3 males approached them and robbed them while displaying a black revolver handgun. One of the victims was struck in the back of the head with the handle of the revolver. The 3 males then fled on foot northbound on McKee Place in the direction of Forbes Avenue. Minor injuries were reported and one cellphone was taken. One of the suspects was taken into custody and arrested for this incident.

Description of the other 2 suspects are as follows:

Suspect #1: African-American male, 16-20 years old, wearing black jacket and red hoodie

Suspect #2: White male, 16-20 years old, wearing a red hoodie

Anyone having information regarding this incident should call the University of Pittsburgh Police at 412-624-2121 and reference report #17-00400, or The City of Pittsburgh Police at 911, and reference CCR# 17-16838.

Crime Tips:

  • Report suspicious persons and crime incidents promptly.
  • Pay attention to your surroundings and trust your instincts.
  • Trust your gut, if you are uncomfortable, leave.
  • When traveling at night, walk with friends.
  • Always keep your cell phone charged and on you, you may need it.
  • Do not approach suspicious persons or vehicles. 
  • Use the University Shuttle Service when possible (SAFERIDER 412-648-2255).

 Posted: January 27, 2017

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