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Police Investigate after Restaurant Employee Assaulted, Robbed in Shadyside

Date: November 7, 2023
Incident Type: Robbery
Location: Zone 4

Pittsburgh Police from Zone 4 were dispatched to the 5400 block of Walnut Street for reports of a robbery and assault behind a business just before 9:30 p.m.

A male reported leaving through the back of the restaurant where he works when he was approached by three males wearing masks who beat him and stole $200 and his cell phone. 

Medics treated the victim on scene for a laceration to his head, but he refused transport to the hospital. 

He told police he believes the actors fled in an older model, dark-colored Honda CRV. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz