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Police Make Arrest for Business Robberies in Zone 3

Date: October 27, 2021
Incident Type: Robbery
Location: Zone 3

23-year-old Dakota Face of Pittsburgh will face charges in connection with two business robberies in Zone 3 that occured within the last half of October. 

Just before 5 p.m. on October 19th, officers responded to a robbery in progress at a business in the 1900 block of Wharton Street on the South Side. The actor, indentified as Face, handed employees a note demanding money from the register .He left the business on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. No weapon was seen. 

On October 24th just before 2 p.m., Zone 3 officers responded to an armed robbery at a business in the 2100 block of Brownsville Road. The actor, also identified as Face, told the cashier he had a weapon and demanded the money in the register. He left with over $300. No weapon was seen. 

No injuries were reported in either robbery.

Face will be charged with Robbery and Theft by Unlawful Taking. He is in the Allegheny County Jail. 

Reporting PIO:
Amanda Mueller