Public Safety Blotter Articles

SWAT Called To Assist With Warrant Suspect

Date: August 26, 2019
Incident Type: SWAT
Location: Zone 6

Just after 1 p.m. members of the Fugitive Task Force, which is comprised of several different agencies including the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, attempted to serve an arrest warrant in the 1200 block of Chartiers Avenue.

When they tried to make contact with the male suspect he refused to come out of a residence, barricading himself inside.

SWAT was called in to assist.

Negotiators were able to establish verbal contact with the male who surrendered peacefully shortly after 1:30 p.m.

He was taken into custody without incident.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz