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Police Investigate Incident at Downtown Business

Date: January 1, 2024
Incident Type:
Location: Zone 2

At 9:35 p.m., Pittsburgh Police from Zone 2 were dispatched to a business in the 900 block of Liberty Avenue for a reported robbery and fight.

Officers were met by the store owner who told them he refused to sell a CBD product to two males who were under 21, when they began physically fighting him. 

Onlookers called police when the fight moved to the sidewalk outside. The store owner said that's where the males showed him they had a firearm with an extended magazine. The males then fled on foot and police caught up with them at Exchange Way and Garrison Place.

The adult males were arrested. Their names are not available at this time. No firearm was recovered.

The investigation is ongoing.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz