Public Safety Blotter Articles

Police Respond to Bank Robbery in Oakland

Date: September 9, 2019
Incident Type: Bank Robbery
Location: Zone 4

Pittsburgh Police officers from Zone 4 responded to the Citizens Bank in the 3700 block of  Fifth Avenue for a robbery in progress just before 2 p.m.

Per the initial investigation:

A male suspect handed a teller a note demanding cash. After the teller handed over an undisclosed amount of money, the suspect left the bank.

Detectives from Major Crimes and the Crime Scene Unit arrived to process the scene.

The suspect is described as between 35-40 years of age, 5 feet 6 inches or 5 feet 7 inches in height and bald with a moustache. He was

wearing dark ski glasses, a dark ball cap and dark clothing at the time of the robbery.

The investigation continues.

Updates will appear on the blotter.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz