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UPDATE: Special Victims Unit Searching for Missing 27-Year-Old Male

Date: July 9, 2020
Incident Type: Missing Person
Location: All Zones

Update: 07/10/20 7:30 a.m. Nicholas McPherson was located overnight and has returned home safely. Police thank the public and the media for your concern and assistance.

Detectives with the Pittsburgh Police Special Victims Unit seek the public’s assistance to help find a missing 27-year-old male.

Nicholas “Niko” McPherson is described as 6 feet tall and approximately 150 pounds with brown hair and eyes and a full beard and mustache. He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, red shorts and no shoes on Wednesday, July 8 around noon in Hazelwood.

He’s known to frequent the Waterfront and South Side areas.

If you have any information on his whereabouts please call SVU detectives at (412) 323-7141 or dial 9-1-1.


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz