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UPDATE: ASSAULT ON SCHOOL TEACHER UNDER INVESTIGATION

UPDATE 6:15 p.m. October 23: An arrest warrant has been issued for Vincent Beasley, 26, of the North Side. He has been identified as the male involved with this incident. His charges include aggravated assault, stalking, and conspiracy.

UPDATE 9:45 a.m. October 19, 2017: Daishonta Marie Williams, 29, of the North Side has been arrested for the incident outlined below. Her charges include aggravated assault, stalking, terroristic threats, and recklessly endangering another person. A mugshot is not currently available. Investigators are working to identify and locate the male who accompanied Williams. 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

PITTSBURGH, PA – At approximately 3:15 p.m., Zone 1 Officers responded to an incident near the intersection of Route 65 and the West End Bridge for a report of an assault. According to the investigation, the 46-year-old female victim was leaving Pittsburgh King PreK-8 school and was followed by a male and female in a black SUV. At some point near the intersection, the male and female approached the victim's vehicle. The victim rolled down the window and the female threw a brick at her., knocking out a tooth. The male and female then pulled the victim out of the car and continued assaulting her. Paramedics transported the victim to AGH in stable condition. At this point in the investigation, it is believed that this incident is related to an earlier dispute with a parent at the school. Victim is a school teacher. The investigation is ongoing. 

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Published

10.18.2017

Contacts

Sonya Toler
Public Information Officer
Public Safety
412-627-3552.
sonya.toler@pittsburghpa.gov