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Police Make Arrest in Violent Assault and Robbery Involving a FirearmĀ 

Date: March 24, 2023
Incident Type: Assault arrest
Location: Zone 4

Pittsburgh Police have made an arrest in an assault and robbery that occurred at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Moultrie Street in Uptown on March 16, 2023.  

A male victim was struck in the back of the head by a male suspect who was holding a gun. The suspect threw the victim’s keys and wallet to the ground, ripped off and threw his shoes, and robbed him of $20 cash. 

The Pittsburgh Police Fugitive Apprehension Unit assisted the US Marshals Western Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force to take Andre Hall, 26, into custody in Homestead on the morning of March 24. 

Hall is charged with Robbery, Simple Assault, and Person not to Possess a Firearm. 

He is being held in the Allegheny County Jail. 

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz