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Police Investigate Robbery

Date: October 22, 2019
Incident Type: Robbery
Location: Zone 3

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers responded to a report of a robbery in progress at the intersection of E. Carson and S. 20th streets around 4:15 a.m.

Responding officers from Zone 3 met with a male victim who stated he was robbed by two men shortly after he parked his vehicle. One of the males appeared to have a firearm under his sweatshirt.

The two suspects took the victim’s vehicle and drove away. The vehicle was spotted a short time later in the Knoxville area where it crashed into a retaining wall.

The males fled on foot. Officers apprehanded a juvenile suspect, who was treated at Children's Hospital for minor injuries and taken into custody. Police continue to search for the second male.

The investigation is ongoing.


Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews II