PRESS RELEASES

Statement by Mayor William Peduto on Arrest at Oakland Protest

PITTSBURGH, PA (August 17, 2020) Mayor William Peduto released the following statement regarding the arrest of a protester in Oakland Saturday by Pittsburgh Police using an unmarked van: 

"It is hard to find the words for how livid I was after seeing the online videos of the disturbing arrest at Saturday's protest. I have taken the time to review all the video and information that has been made available to me. As Mayor, I will never tolerate these tactics being used at peaceful protests again." 

 

Published

08.17.2020

Contacts

Timothy McNulty
Communications Director
Mayor's Office
412-660-1999
timothy.mcnulty@pittsburghpa.gov
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