Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers from Zone 6 responded to reports of an assault in the 600 block of Hillsboro Street just before 1:00 p.m. on July 9.
When officers arrived they met with an adult male victim who was observed to have a small bump on the back of his head and abrasions to his right elbow and right knee. He refused medical treatment on scene.
The victim told police he was walking from the PAT bus station on Chartiers Avenue when he noticed a male and female walking behind him. The victim says the pair followed him up a walkway onto Hillsboro Street when the female struck him in the back of the head, knocking him to the ground.
The victim told police the male joined in the attack and the pair then struck him several times before he was able get away. The victim also stated that the suspects then walked up the street and entered the Family Dollar on Sheraden Blvd. before being picked up in a gray Ford SUV driven by a female.
The male and female suspects involved in the alleged assault are described as being between 15-18 years old. The female is described as having a medium build, wearing a red top and black pants. The male is described as wearing a tan top.
Police are investigating.
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