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UPDATE 2: Police Investigate Downtown Bank Robbery

Date: July 2, 2019
Incident Type: Robbery
Location: Zone 2

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers from Zone 2, as well as detectives from the Major Crimes Unit, responded to a 911 call of a bank robbery at a PNC branch located in the 200 block of 5th Avenue downtown at 10:43 a.m.

When officers arrived on scene they learned a male had approached a bank teller and passed a note demanding cash, while threatening the teller. It is not known if the suspect had a weapon. An undisclosed amount of cash was taken.

A male suspect was apprehended a short time later.

The investigation continues.

Update 2: A photograph that was included in a previous update to this post has been removed and should be disregarded.

The police would like to thank the public for their help.


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz