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Police Recover Vehicle Stolen in Armed Carjacking, Three Arrested

Date: November 24, 2020
Incident Type: Carjacking/Arrest
Location: Zone 1

Just before 1:20 a.m. Pittsburgh Police Zone 1 officers spotted a stolen vehicle on S.Side Avenue at Sunset Avenue.

The vehicle had been reported stolen in an earlier armed carjacking in the 1700 block of Belleau Drive just after 5 p.m.

Officers followed it for a short time before the three male occupants bailed out of the vehicle on Reekes Way, a dead end street just off of Spring Garden.

One of the males was taken into custody immediately, while the two others ran into a wooded area.

Police caught up with the other two males on foot and they were also taken into custody. All three are juveniles.

The investigation is ongoing.

NB: This is a separate carjacking incident and different vehicle from the one that occurred in the 300 block of Suncrest Street in Zone 3.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz