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AGGRAVATED ASSAULT WITH WEAPON (Off Campus)

University of Pittsburgh Police Officers assisted the City of Pittsburgh Police Department with a reported stabbing that occurred on June 26th, 2020 at approximately 7:06 pm in the 500 block of Oak Hill Drive. Officers arrived on scene and located a victim, who stated that he was stabbed by an unknown person who then fled in a black colored vehicle towards Eckstein Place.

 

Description of the suspect follows:

  • Suspect – African-American male, approximate age in his 20’s, skinny build, wearing a white tank top, black gym shorts, and armed with a gun

Anyone having information regarding this incident should call the Pittsburgh Police Department (Zone 2) at 412-255-2827 (reference CCR #20117246) or the University of Pittsburgh Police at 412-624-2121. (Reference report #20-01185)

 

Crime Tips:

  • Report suspicious persons and crime incidents promptly.
  • Pay attention to your surroundings, trust your instincts, and go to a public place.
  • When traveling at night, walk with friends.
  • Avoid using devices that impair your hearing or sight while walking.
  • Do not approach suspicious persons or vehicles.  
  • Use the University Shuttle Service when possible (SAFERIDER 412-648-2255).

 

Posted:  June 26, 2020

 

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