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SWAT Searches Residence After Knoxville Robbery

Date: September 12, 2019
Incident Type: Robbery/SWAT
Location: Zone 3

Pittsburgh Police from Zone 3 responded to reports of an armed robbery inside a residence at in the 200 block of Moore Avenue in Knoxville just before 2 p.m. on August 12.

When officers arrived on scene they were met outside by a male victim who told them multiple male suspects had robbed him with gun resembling an assault rifle.

In the interest of safety in the residential neighborhood, SWAT was called in.

After surrounding the residence and conducting several verbal hails for any possible suspects to come out, SWAT members moved in after more than an hour. After working tactically inside, the search for suspects revealed negative results.

The investigation continues.  

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz