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ARMED ROBBERY (OFF- CAMPUS) [UPDATED]

Warning: The content of this crime alert may contain graphic and sensitive information.

UPDATE 6/14/2024: ACTOR HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED AND IS IN CUSTODY

At approximately 12:48 AM on June 8th, 2024 University of Pittsburgh Police assisted City of Pittsburgh Police with a robbery of a business that occurred at 3621 Forbes Avenue, Layne’s Chicken Fingers. The actor entered the restaurant with a firearm and demanded cash from the manager, then fled the area.  

Description of the suspect(s) is as follows:

Suspect 1: Male, tall, wearing a light red/pink hooded sweatshirt, black pants, black shoes with white soles, eye glasses, gloves, and a tattered black face mask. He was armed with a firearm and wearing a bullet proof vest.

Anyone having information regarding this incident should call the University of Pittsburgh Police Department at 412-624-2121, reference report # 24-01756 or the City of Pittsburgh Police at 412-422-6520, reference report #24-079732.

Additional Information:

Posted 6-8-24

Crime Alerts

To receive crime alerts via text message and/or e-mail, follow the instructions provided.

This service is provided strictly to those affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh, and you must have a valid Pitt logon account to subscribe to text message updates. This service is operated by the Pitt Police and is separate from ENS (Emergency Notification Service). To enroll for Crime Alerts, individuals must select the Pitt Police on the Opt-In Lists tab.

More information about crime alerts is available here.