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UPDATE: Police Responded To A Reported Bank Robbery In Uptown

Date: May 26, 2021
Incident Type: Robbery
Location: Zone 2
Summary:

UPDATE 5/26/21 8:50 p.m.: Police arrested 33-year-old Dante Engram. He is being charged with Robbery and Terrorististic Threats.

 

Pittsburgh Police responded to the 900 block of Fifth Avenue around noon for a reported business robbery.

A witness stated the suspect walked into the bank with a note then exited the building.

When officers arrived, they located the suspect outside, at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Washington Place with a backpack.

Officers evacuated the bank and surrounding areas as a precaution.

The Pittsburgh Police Bomb Squad, and K-9 conducted a sweep of the area. They determined there was no threat from the backpack or in the area

The surrounding streets were opened soon after.

The suspect was taken into custody without incident.

The investigation is still ongoing.  


Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews

2021-05-26
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov