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Police Seek Man Who Injured Officer

Date: June 6, 2020
Incident Type: Improvised incendiary device
Location: Downtown

Investigators are looking for the male pictured below on suspicion of tossing an improvised incendiary device at a Pittsburgh Police Officer near Mellon Square on Saturday, May 30.

The device exploded on the ground and caused a nearby officer to suffer concussion-like symptoms.

Anyone with knowledge of this man’s identity or whereabouts, or additional photo/video evidence, is asked to contact the Damage Assessment and Accountability Taskforce at, or (412) 323-7800 and ask for the taskforce. Contributors will remain anonymous.




Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri