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Police Investigate Aggravated Assault and Robbery Downtown

Date: May 1, 2023
Incident Type: Aggravated assault
Location: Zone 2

Pittsburgh Police from Zone 2 responded to reports of a male who had been assaulted by at least three juveniles in the area of Smithfield Street and Sixth Avenue just before 12:45 a.m. on May 1.

Upon arrival, a 50-year-old male was found unconscious and not moving. Medics transported the victim to the hospital in stable condition. He was later downgraded to critical. 

Violent Crime Unit detectives and the Mobile Crime Unit were notified. 

Two juvenile males were later arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault, Criminal Conspiracy, and Recklessly Endangering Another Person. One of the juveniles was also charged with Robbery. 

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz