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Police Investigate Armed Carjacking in Elliott Neighborhood

Date: October 18, 2023
Incident Type: Auto theft/robbery
Location: Zone 6

Just after 1:45 a.m., PIttsburgh Police from Zone 6 responded to a reported carjacking of a pizza delivery driver. 

The male victim said he was delivering to a house in the 900 block of Harker Street, but the residents told him they did not make the order. As he was walking back to his car, he says he was approached by two young males with a firearm who demanded the keys to his car, his wallet, and his iPhone. The victim was not injured.

A short time later, officers located the unoccupied vehicle in the 800 block of Herschel Street. The victim's wallet and phone were not found.

The vehicle was towed to have it processed for evidence by the Auto Squad.

There are no arrests at this time and the investigation is ongoing.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz