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UPDATE: Pittsburgh Police Received Reports of Verbal Assaults in Squirrel Hill

Date: September 22, 2021
Incident Type: Assault
Location: Zone 4
Summary:

UPDATE: 09/22/2021 4:18 p.m.

Police have arrested Tyrone Correll, 30, of Pittsburgh in connection with these incidents.

Correll is charged with Simple Assault, Harrassment, and Ethnic Intimidation, as well as charges stemming from his arrest that include Terroristic Threats, Disorderly Conduct, Aggravated Assault and Resisting Arrest.

Original incident details:

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police have taken two reports of assaults in Squirrel Hill this morning. 

The first male reported he was verbally assaulted by an unknown male near the intersection of Murray Avenue and Nicholson Street around 6 a.m.  

The victim reported a male shouted anti-Semitic comments at him. 

Around the same time, another victim reported a male on Nicholson Street confronted him. 

The second victim stated a male fitting a similar description, yelled profanities at him, but did not make any physical or verbal threats. 

Both victims were not injured. 

The suspect is described as a male between five feet, eight inches tall and six feet, three inches tall wearing black clothing. 

The investigation is ongoing.  


Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews

2021-09-22
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov