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Home Invasion - Robbery (Off Campus)

University of Pittsburgh Police Officers assisted the City of Pittsburgh Police Department with a home invasion that occurred on June 10, 2021 at approximately 9:30 pm, in the 100 block of Oak Hill Drive. The victims stated that when they returned home, an unknown male was waiting on their porch and forced entry into their residence while displaying a firearm. The actor took a safe from inside the residence and then fled on foot in an unknown direction. No injuries were reported.

Description of the suspect is as follows:

  • Suspect – African-American male with dreadlocks, wearing a black in color hooded sweatshirt, black pants, black Nike shoes, red mask, and armed with a firearm

Anyone having information regarding this incident should call the Pittsburgh Police Department (Zone 2) at 412-255-2827 (reference CCR #21-102329) or the University of Pittsburgh Police at 412-624-2121. (Reference report #21-00929)


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 your doors and windows secured.
  • Do not approach suspicious persons or vehicles.  

Posted:  June 11, 2021