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SWAT Called For Armed Male Threatening Female Inside Sheraden Residence

Date: November 24, 2020
Incident Type: SWAT
Location: Zone 6
Summary:

Pittsburgh Police from Zone 6 responded to a 911 call for an armed male who had forcibly taken a female inside their residence during a domestic dispute in the 2700 block of Middletown Road just after 3:30 a.m.

The male was reportedly making threats to harm himself and the female. A baby was also inside the residence.

SWAT operators were called to the scene.

Negotiators were able to determine that the female and the baby were in a locked bedroom away from the male and SWAT operators were able to get her out of the house safely.

The male surrendered to police shortly after and was taken into custody without incident.

Charges are pending.

Fire and EMS were also scene.


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2020-11-24
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov