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CRIME ALERT (Off Campus) - Burglaries

University of Pittsburgh Police Officers assisted the City of Pittsburgh Police Department with two burglaries at the same residence. The first burglary occurred on Monday, June 26, 2017, in the 3600 block of Bates Street at approximately 3:00 pm and the second burglary occurred on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at approximately 2:13 am.  During the first burglary, it appears that the actor(s) forcibly entered through the front door and a television was taken. No description of the actor was available. In the second burglary, the resident awoke to an unknown male in his room that appeared to forcibly enter again through the front door, the actor then fled the apartment and nothing appeared to be taken. No injuries were reported.

Description of the suspect in the second burglary is as follows:

Suspect: Black male, 6’0”to 6’2”, muscular build, wearing a dark hoodie, dark pants, carrying a black backpack.

Anyone having information regarding this incident should call the Pittsburgh Police Department (Zone 4) at 412-422-6520 (reference CCR #118306 or CCR #118655) or the University of Pittsburgh Police at 412-624-2121 (Reference report #17-02283).


Crime Tips:

  • Report suspicious persons and crime incidents promptly.
  • Pay attention to your surroundings, trust your instincts.
  • Be aware of who you invite into your home.
  • Keep doors and windows secured.
  • Do not approach suspicious persons or vehicles.

Posted: June 27, 2017

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