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Police Investigate Armed Robbery

Date: September 1, 2020
Incident Type: Robbery
Location: Zone 5

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers responded to a report of an armed robbery near the intersection of Lincoln and Lemington avenues around 1 a.m.

A male adult said multiple individuals, including at least one with a firearm, robbed him at gunpoint. When Zone 5 officers approached the home where the alleged robbery occurred, a male tried to leave the residence. When officers tried to stop him, the male ran into another nearby residence.

SWAT responded and searched the home. They detained one adult male, who was questioned and released. No one else was detained.

No arrests have been made at this time. The investigation is ongoing.

Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri