Crime Alerts & Notifications

Crime Alerts

CRIME ALERT - Robbery

On Saturday, September 27, 2014 at approximately 12:23am, City of Pittsburgh Police along with University of Pittsburgh Police Officers responded to Frazier Street for a report of a male who was assaulted and robbed. The victim stated that this occurred on Dawson St. near Semple St. According to information received from the victim, he was approached by 2 suspects, one of the suspects punched the victim in the face several times and took his phone and wallet. The two suspects then fled on foot in an unknown direction.

Descriptions of the suspects are as follows:

  • Suspect #1-Black male wearing black sweat pants and a black hoodie
  • Suspect #2-Black male wearing, Grey tank top and striped shorts

 Anyone having information regarding this incident should call the University of Pittsburgh Police at 412 624 2121. (Reference report 14-02755).

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 27, 2014

CRIME ALERT - Robbery

University of Pittsburgh Police officers assisted the City of Pittsburgh Police Department with a robbery that occurred at Rue21 located at 3800 Forbes Avenue.  This robbery occurred on September 22, 2014 at approximately 12:45 pm.  The store clerk stated that an African-American male entered the store and requested all of the money from the cash register.  The store clerk complied and the suspect fled on Forbes Avenue towards Oakland Avenue. No weapon was displayed or seen.

Description of the suspect is as follows:

  • African-American male, 5’5”, 160 pounds, clean shaven, wearing a black leather jacket with blue jeans and a black and red baseball style hat
  • No other specific descriptions of the suspect

Anyone having any information regarding this incident should call the City of Pittsburgh Police Department (Zone 4) at 412-422-6520 (Reference CCR #14-189787) or University of Pittsburgh Police at 412-624-2121 (Report #14-02692).

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 23, 2014

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

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
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