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Police Investigate String of Criminal Mischief Complaints After Vehicles Vandalized in Squirrel Hill

Date: September 19, 2023
Incident Type: Criminal Mischief
Location: Zone 4

Pittsburgh Police from Zone 4 were called to multiple residences in Squirrel Hill South on Monday, September 18 for a number of vehicles that had their tires punctured.

To date, Zone 4 has received seven formal complaints, but officers anticipate many more vehicles have been impacted.

The vandalism is suspected to have occurred during the early morning hours of Monday, September 18; near the midnight hour. So far, reports have come from the 2100 block of Shady Avenue, the 6300 block of Douglas Street, the 2400 block of Beechwood Boulevard, and the 6500 block of Bartlett Street.

Plainclothes detectives are reviewing all available video footage and are continuing the investigation.

If you believe you have been a victim of this crime or if you have any information related to the vandalisms, please call Zone 4 at 412-422-6520.

Reporting PIO:
Emily Bourne