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Man Arrested for Stabbing Another Man in Face

Date: December 29, 2020
Incident Type: Stabbing/SWAT Call
Location: Zone 1
Summary:

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police responded to a report of a fight in the street on the 1000 block of Province Street around 1:15 p.m.

Zone 1 officers located an adult male victim with a stab wound to his face. He was transported to a local hospital in stable condition.

Per the initial investigation, officers determined an armed male suspect ran into a nearby residence at the intersection of Province and Brabec Street. Officers attempted to make contact with the suspect, but he barricaded the door instead.

SWAT was called to the scene. After issuing verbal commands to exit the home, the suspect and another male exited the home and were detained by police shortly before 2 p.m.

The suspect, Edward Terle, 32 of Troy Hill was arrested on charges of aggravated assault. The second male was released. The investigation continues.

During the incident. several roads in Troy Hill were closed, including Troy Hill Road, Province and Goettman Street. They all reopened shortly after 2 p.m.


Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri

2020-12-29
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov