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Pittsburgh Police Seek Assistance to Identify Armed Robbery Suspect

Date: September 6, 2022
Incident Type: Request for information
Location: Zone 2

Pittsburgh Police Robbery Unit detectives are asking for the public’s help to identify the male in the photos below. 

On August 29, 2022, at 11:07 a.m., Zone 2 officers were called to 339 6th Avenue – Burlington Coat Factory – for an armed robbery report. 

A female employee observed a male stuffing clothing into his backpack without paying for the items. He was asked to remove the items and leave the store. As he was leaving, he reportedly pulled a firearm from his pocket and pointed it at another employee, threatening to shoot him.  

The suspect in the photos is described as 5'10 and between 16-25 years of age.  

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Brust or Detective Kertis at (412) 323-7161.  



Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz