Public Safety Blotter Articles

Police Pursue Stolen Vehicle

Date: May 15, 2019
Incident Type: Vehicle Pursuit
Location: Penn Hills/Zone 5

An off-duty Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officer in Penn Hills spotted a vehicle that was suspected to be stolen and involved in another crime.

Penn Hills Police confirmed the vehicle was stolen and began to pursue. During the pursuit, the stolen vehicle hit a Police car and continued to flee. Penn Hills Police called off the pursuit.

A short time later, around 7:45 p.m., Pittsburgh Police located the vehicle in city limits, on Blackadore Street. Police initiated a pursuit, which led back into Penn Hills, where Pen Hills Police re-joined the pursuit.

The suspect vehicle hit a civilian vehicle and another Penn Hills Police vehicle before stopping.

The driver tried to flee on foot, but Police apprehended him. There were no reports of injuries.

The suspect was transported to Pittsburgh Police Headquarters for questioning. No arrests at this time. Police are investigating.

Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri