Public Safety Blotter Articles

Zone 5 Officers Respond to Incident at Pittsburgh Zoo

Date: March 16, 2022
Incident Type: Disorderly Person
Location: Highland Park

Just before 8 p.m. on March 16, Zone 5 officers responded to a call at Pittsburgh Zoo after a man jumped the gate and began running towards the animals. 

Officers took the man into custody. No charges have been filed at this time and the investigation is ongoing. 

No animals were hurt. 

Reporting PIO:
Amanda Mueller