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Hillman pilots late-night campus escorts

The Walking Escort Pilot Program will walk students back to their dorms from Hillman Library during the hours of 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., Sunday through Thursday.
September 12, 2019
After an incident outside of Ruskin Hall in early 2019, the University has introduce security personnel to walk students to their dorms or shuttle stops.

Multiple reports of suspicious activity seemingly targeting women in Oakland

Pitt Police have reported responding to two possible incidences of men targeting women in Oakland this week. (TPN File Photo)
A Pitt Police crime alert described two men allegedly exiting a car and chasing a woman from the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Ruskin Avenue up to Ruskin Hall early Tuesday morning. A second, similar report details a woman screaming for help on Wednesday night on Atwood Street.
April 10, 2019
Update 12:36 p.m.: Pitt confirmed there has been no missing persons report filed with Pitt Police, and that it does not believe the incidents are related.
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