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Police Respond to Armed Robbery of a Business

Date: November 4, 2019
Incident Type: Robbery
Location: Zone 5

Pittsburgh Police from Zone 5 responded to reports of an armed robbery of a business located on the 4900 block of Baum Blvd. around 12:40 a.m. 

When they arrived on scene, two male employees told them that two males wearing masks and hoods entered the store, pointed guns at them and forced them to open the cash register.

One of the suspects grabbed the cash tray. The victims told police the suspects also wanted access to a safe, but that they did not know how to open it.

The suspects then fled in an older model SUV with the cash register tray containing an undisclosed amount of money.

Robbery detectives are investigating. 

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz