Public Safety Blotter Articles

SWAT Responed To The Hill District After Armed Robbery

Date: May 22, 2022
Incident Type: SWAT
Location: Zone 2

Pittsburgh Police responded to the 2100 block of Bedford Avenue around 6:30 p.m. for a reported robbery.

When Zone 2 officers arrived, they met with the victim who stated he was robbed while delivering a pizza.

The delivery driver had a weapon pointed at him during the robbery. He observed the suspect run into a home on Bedford Avenue.

SWAT was called for a male possibly barricaded with a long rifle. Officers gave verbal commands for anyone inside to exit.

SWAT and a K9 officer conducted a thorough search, and cleared the residence.

The rifle used in the robbery was discovered inside. Police did not located the suspect in the home.

Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews