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SWAT Responds to Manchester

Date: June 17, 2020
Incident Type: SWAT
Location: Zone 1

Pittsburgh Police responded to a 9-1-1 call on the 1100 block of W North Avenue around 11:45 a.m.

Responding Zone 1 officers met with a Children, Youth and Families (CYF) employee who stated an adult male assaulted her. The social worker was able to exit the home with a 7-year-old. She reported that an adult male, adult female and small child were barricaded in the house.

Officers attempted to communicate with the individuals inside the home without success. SWAT was called as a precaution.

Shortly after SWAT arrived, the woman and 2-year-old exited the home. SWAT and K-9 conducted a search of the house and did not find the male suspect inside.

The situation ended peacefully with no injuries. Police are investigating.

Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews