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Police Respond To Business Robbery In Oakland

Date: October 18, 2019
Incident Type: Robbery
Location: Oakland

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police from Zone 4, along with University of Pittsburgh Police, responded to a report of a robbery at the 3400 block of Forbes Avenue just after 6:15 p.m on October 18th.

Per the investigation at Jimmy Johns, police learned the suspect stated he had a weapon and demanded cash. When the suspect grabbed the cash from the register he ran down Forbes Avenue.

Nobody was hurt. The suspect is described as an older male, 5 feet 7 inches tall, slender build, with salt and pepper colored beard, wearing a thick flannel jacket, dark pants and a beanie cap.

Police are still investigating.

Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews