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Police Make Arrests in Armed Robbery

Date: November 15, 2019
Incident Type: Robbery
Location: Zone 5

Pittsburgh Police robbery detectives have arrested two people in connection with an October 30 robbery at Starbucks located inside the Courtyard Marriott Hotel on the 5300 block of Liberty Avenue just before 9:45 p.m.

Initial responding officers from Zone 5 spoke with a store manager and an another employee who told them a male and a female had entered the store wearing all black clothing and camouflage ski masks with hoods pulled up over their heads.

The store manager said both suspects displayed guns that were tucked into their waistbands while the male demanded the manager open the register and give them all the money. The two suspects stole an undisclosed amount of cash from the register as well as money from the tip jars.

Malik Solomon, 19, of Pittsburgh is charged with Robbery and Criminal Conspiracy.

Nakila Spencer, 19, of Brentwood, PA is charged with Robbery and Criminal Conspiracy.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz