Crime Alerts & Notifications

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Crime Alerts

Burglary

University of Pittsburgh Police Officers assisted the City of Pittsburgh Police with a Burglary that occurred in the 300 block of McKee Place on June 4th, 2015 at approximately 2:44 am.  An unknown person entered the apartment and took several items.

Description of the suspect(s) follows: 

  • Suspect(s) - UNKNOWN

Anyone having information regarding this incident should call the Pittsburgh Police Department (Zone 4) at 412-422-6520 or the University of Pittsburgh Police at 412-624-2121. (Reference report #15-01560)

 

Crime Tips:

  • Report suspicious persons and crime incidents promptly.
  • Pay attention to your surroundings, trust your instincts, and go to a public place.
  • When traveling at night, walk with friends.
  • Avoid using devices that impair your hearing or sight while walking.
  • Do not approach suspicious persons or vehicles.  
  • Use the University Shuttle Service when possible (SAFERIDER 412-648-2255).

Posted:  June 7, 2015

Indecent Exposure

University of Pittsburgh Police Officers responded to the 300 block of Meyran Avenue on June 4th, 2015 at 11:40 pm and the 3800 block of Bates Street on June 5th, 2015 at 12:10 am for the report of a male exposing himself and masturbating in public. In both instances, the suspect then ran from the scene towards Forbes Avenue and the suspect description is the same.

Description of the suspect follows:

  • Suspect - white male, early 60’s, slight beard, wearing light colored cargo shorts, bright blue shirt, and dark colored hat

Anyone having information regarding this incident should call the University of Pittsburgh Police at 412-624-2121. (Reference report #15-01554)

 

Crime Tips:

  • Report suspicious persons and crime incidents promptly.
  • Pay attention to your surroundings, trust your instincts, and go to a public place.
  • When traveling at night, walk with friends.
  • Avoid using devices that impair your hearing or sight while walking.
  • Do not approach suspicious persons or vehicles.  
  • Use the University Shuttle Service when possible (SAFERIDER 412-648-2255).

Posted:  June 5, 2015

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