Crime Alerts & Notifications

Crime Alerts

CRIME ALERT - Robbery

University of Pittsburgh Police officers assisted the City of Pittsburgh Police Department with a robbery that occurred in the 3300 block of Niagra Street.  This robbery occurred on September 15, 2014 at approximately 10:45 pm.  The victims stated that an African-American male stopped them on Niagra Street and demanded they both hand over everything they had on them.  The victims complied with the suspect’s demands.  No weapon was seen and no injuries were reported.

Descriptions of the suspect is as follows:

  • Suspect - African-American male, dark skin, early 20’s, long dread locks, 6ft. tall and 150lbs

 Anyone having any information regarding this incident should call the City of Pittsburgh Police Department (Zone 4) at 412-422-6520 (Reference CCR #14-180275) or University of Pittsburgh Police at 412-624-2121 (Report #14-02518).

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 September 18, 2014

CRIME ALERT - Robbery

University of Pittsburgh Police officers assisted the City of Pittsburgh Police Department with a robbery that occurred in front of McDonald’s located at 3708 Forbes Avenue. This robbery occurred on September 9, 2014 at approximately 1:06 am. The victim stated that two (2) African-American males stopped him in front of McDonald’s and demanded him to give all the cash that was in his wallet. The victim complied and the suspects fled in an unknown direction. No weapon was seen and no injuries were reported.

Descriptions of the suspects are as follows:

  • Suspect #1 - African-American male, early 20’s, wearing a black hoodie sweatshirt with a white undershirt.
  • Suspect #2 - African-American male, taller than Suspect #1
  • No other specific descriptions of the suspects

Anyone having any information regarding this incident should call the City of Pittsburgh Police Department (Zone 4) at 412-422-6520 (Reference CCR #14-180275) or University of Pittsburgh Police at 412-624-2121 (Report #14-02518).

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 September 9, 2014
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

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Crime Notifications

CRIME NOTIFICATION - Assault

On Sunday, September 21, 2014 at approximately 12:14am, University of Pittsburgh Police Officers responded to the 300 block of Atwood Street for a report of 2 males who were assaulted.  According to information received from the victims, they were walking on Atwood Street when they were approached by 3 suspects, who struck one victim in the face and knocked him to the ground.  The second victim was then struck in the face, from behind, by another one of the suspects.  All three suspects then fled on foot in an unknown direction.

Descriptions of the suspects are as follows:

  • Suspect #1-White male wearing, camouflage shorts and a white Pirates T-shirt.
  • Suspect #2-White male wearing, camouflage shorts and a black Pirates T-shirt.
  • Suspect #3-White male wearing, camouflage shorts and a blue T-shirt, with white writing.

Anyone having information regarding this incident should call the University of Pittsburgh Police at 412 624 2121. (Reference report 14-02682).

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 September 21, 2014

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