Public Safety Blotter Articles

Domestic Incident Results in Arrest

Date: May 21, 2019
Incident Type: Arrest
Location: Zone 6

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers responded to a domestic violence report on the 2700 block of Amman Street around 10 p.m.

Responding officers from Zone 6 observed a 34-year-old male outside the residence and detained him.

Per the initial investigation, the male got into a physical altercation with people at the residence, including family members. During the altercation, he swung a bat at an adult but missed and struck a child in the arm instead.

The child had redness and swelling and was treated at a local hospital.

Police arrested Jamal Michael Hardy on charges of aggravated assault, criminal mischief, possessing an instrument of crime, endangering the welfare of a child and disorderly conduct.

The investigation is ongoing.

Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri