Crime Alerts

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Crime Alerts

CRIME ALERT - Indecent Exposure

On Monday, May 8, 2017, at approximately 4:22 pm, University of Pittsburgh Police responded to a report of a man exposing himself on the second floor of the Hillman Library (3960 Forbes Avenue).  The suspect was not located and there was no direction of flight reported.

The description of the suspects is as follows:

Asian male in his mid 20’s, with black hair, light facial hair, wearing a gray zip-up hoodie, gray T-shirt, and gray shorts.

Anyone having information regarding this incident should call the University of Pittsburgh Police at 412-624-2121 and reference report #17-01841.

UPDATE:  The actor exposing himself at the Hillman Library has been identified and placed under arrest.

 

Crime Tips:

  • Report suspicious persons and crime incidents promptly.
  • Pay attention to your surroundings and trust your instincts.
  • When traveling at night, walk with friends.
  • Trust your gut, if you are uncomfortable, leave.
  • 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 on May 9, 2017

Updated on May 15, 2017

CRIME ALERT - Burglary

University of Pittsburgh Police Officers assisted the City of Pittsburgh Police Department with a burglary that occurred on April 22, 2017 between the hours of 4 am and 5 am, in the 300 block Meyran Avenue.   The victims stated that while they were sleeping, someone made entry into their apartment. An Apple laptop, 42” television and 2 wallets were taken.

Description of the suspect follows:

  • Suspect #1- Unknown

Anyone having information regarding this incident should call the Pittsburgh Police Department (Zone 4) at 412-422-6520 (reference CCR #17-072594) or the University of Pittsburgh Police at 412-624-2121. (Reference report #17-01643)

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:  April 22, 2017

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