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SWAT Responded To a Home in Perry North

Date: March 2, 2021
Incident Type: SWAT
Location: Zone 1
Summary:

Pittsburgh Police responded to the 3600 block of Perrysville Avenue around 12:15 a.m. for a reported male in crisis.

Responding Zone 1 officers were alerted of a lone male inside of the residence. The male started to barricade himself inside the home.

SWAT responded due to threats made by the male. Negotiators with constant communication encouraged him to surrender without incident around an hour and a half later.

Medics checked out the male on scene and he was taken to receive the assistance he needs.


Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews

2021-03-02
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov