Public Safety Blotter Articles

Police Pursue Stolen Vehicle

Date: June 12, 2019
Incident Type: Stolen Vehicle
Location: Zone 5

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers from Zone 5 spotted a stolen vehicle in East Liberty on Penn Avenue near Highland Avenue just before 10:45 a.m. 

The vehicle had reportedly been used in a number of robberies of businesses in Turtle Creek, West Miffilin and Braddock. 

When the police cruiser came near the suspect vehicle, the driver immediately fled at a high speed. Police then activated lights and sirens and pursued the vehicle for about 10 blocks before

the pursuit ended in a collision between the police cruiser and the suspect vehicle on Penn Avenue at Negley Avenue. 

Police arrested a male and a female from the suspect vehicle.

There were no injuries to occupants of either the police or the suspect vehicle. 

Police are investigating. 

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz