Public Safety Blotter Articles

Man Arrested After Domestic Incident

Date: September 18, 2020
Incident Type: Domestic
Location: Zone 5

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers responded to a report of a male involved in a domestic dispute at a residence on the 600 block of Lenora Street around 9 p.m.

When Zone 5 officers tried to make contact with the male, he refused to exit the home. SWAT was called to the scene and neighboring residences were evacuated.

The man climbed through a window and onto the roof of the two-story home. SWAT officers gained access to the roof around 10:30 p.m. and quickly took the man into his custody without incident.

The man was arrested on an outstanding warrant for an unrelated domestic incident.

Pittsburgh EMS and Fire also responded to the scene.

Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri