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UPDATE: Suspect Arrested in Oakland after Male Threatened, Robbed near ATM

Date: November 29, 2021
Incident Type: Robbery
Location: Zone 4
Summary:

UPDATE: 11/29/21 8:18 a.m.

Christopher Henderson, 28, of Pittsburgh is charged with Robbery and Terroristic Threats. He is currently housed in Allegheny County Jail.

Original incident details:

Pittsburgh Police from Zone 4 responded to reports of a robbery in the 3700 block of Fifth Avenue, just after 2:30 a.m.

Arriving units met with a male victim who told officers he had just used an ATM and was walking back to his vehicle, when a male actor threatened to shoot him and demanded his money. No weapon was seen.

The victim handed over the money and the actor fled on foot. A short distance away from the crime scene, University of Pittsburgh Police apprehended the suspect.

He faces robbery charges. Pittsburgh Police handled the arrest.


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2021-11-29
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov