Public Safety Blotter Articles

SWAT Responds to Reported Abduction

Date: March 3, 2021
Incident Type: SWAT Callout
Location: Banksville

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers responded to a 9-1-1 report of an abduction in process on the 300 block of Bausman Street around 2:55 p.m.

Shortly thereafter, police located a vehicle associated with the alleged abduction on the 1000 block of Banksville Road. SWAT was summoned to the scene.

The alleged victim and alleged actors were quickly located. No one was injured.

Per the initial investigation: Several people rented several rooms in two neighboring hotels on Banksville. Several people associated with the rooms had warrants for their arrest. 

Multiple people were detained for questioning. Police continue to investigate.

NOTE: This entry will be updated when additional information is available.

Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri