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CRIME ALERT - Robbery

The City of Pittsburgh and the University of Pittsburgh Police Departments responded to a robbery in progress that occurred on August 26, 2014, at approximately 7:30pm on Dawson Street near Diulus Way.  The suspect possibly displayed a small handgun during the incident.

Description of the suspect is as follows:

  • Black male, approximately 35 years old, approximately 5’8”, wearing a white t-shirt, cargo shorts, and a fishing style hat.

Anyone having information regarding this incident should call the University of Pittsburgh Police at 412-624-2121. (Reference report #14-02341 or CCR#170203)

Crime Tips:

 Report suspicious persons and crime incidents promptly.

  • Secure windows and doors.
  • Travel in groups.
  • Pay attention to your surroundings and trust your instincts.

Posted August 27, 2014

CRIME ALERT - Robbery With Weapon

An armed robbery occured on August 9, 2014 at 1:25 am in the 300 block of Meyran Avenue.  Two male students were approached by a black male and a Hispanic male.  The black male brandished a gun and they took their belongings.  The black make struck one victim in the face causing an injury.  Both actors then ran down Meyran toward Bates.

Description of the suspect follows:

  • African-American male, with dread locks and a dark shirt.
  • Dark skinned Hispanic male.

Anyone having information regarding this incident should call the University of Pittsburgh Police at 412 624 2121.  (Reference report 14-02141)

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: August 14, 2014

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