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Crime Alerts

CRIME ALERT (Off Campus) - Burglary

University of Pittsburgh Police Officers responded to a burglary that occurred on July 24, 2017 at approximately 02:00 AM in the 3300 block of Niagara Street. The victims stated that while sleeping, someone made entry into the house. A book bag, headphones and wallet were taken.


Description of the suspect follows:

 Suspect(s) #1- Unknown

 Anyone having information regarding this incident should call University of Pittsburgh Police at 412-624-2121. (Reference report #17-02559)


Crime Tips:

  • Report suspicious persons and crime incidents promptly.
  • Lock your doors and windows.
  • Be aware of who you invite into your home.
  • Do not approach suspicious persons or vehicles. 
  • Use the University Shuttle Service when possible (SAFERIDER 412-648-2255).


Posted on July 24, 2017

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