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CRIME ALERT (Off Campus) - Burglary

University of Pittsburgh Police Officers assisted the City of Pittsburgh Police Department with a burglary that occurred on December 2, 2018 at approximately 3:29 am, in the 3100 block of Ellers Street. The victims stated that an unknown person made entry into their residence through an unlocked window and removed a Sony PlayStation 4.  The actor then fled out of the residence through the rear door in an unknown direction.  No injuries were reported and there were no signs of forced entry.

Description of the suspects is as follows:

Suspect #1:  Unknown

Anyone having information regarding this incident should call the Pittsburgh Police Department (Zone 4) at 412-422-6520 (reference CCR # 18-236798) or the University of Pittsburgh Police at 412-624-2121. (Reference report #18-04367)

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.



Posted:  December 2, 2018