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Pittsburgh Police Appeal to Potential Victims of Accused Rapist Eric Jefferson

Date: June 23, 2022
Incident Type: PSA
Location: All zones

Following a months-long investigation, Pittsburgh Police, with the assistance of the FBI, arrested Eric Jefferson at his residence in Polish Hill on May 18.

Jefferson, 39, faces multiple felony charges including: Rape, Involuntary Deviate Sexual Intercourse, Indecent Assault, and Dissemination of Intimate Images. He is currently being held in the Allegheny County Jail without bail.

Due to the nature of the evidence gathered during the ongoing investigation, police believe there may be additional victims.

Detectives are asking anyone who thinks they may have been victimized by Eric Jefferson, or know someone else who was, to contact Detective Ryczaj or Detective Ossman at (412) 323-7761.

Eric Jefferson

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz