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Pitt, Penn State Beaver professor charged with kidnapping Uber riders

Richard Lomotey was charged with a total of six counts of harassment, kidnapping and false imprisonment on May 11.

By Emily Wolfe, Contributing Editor

May 12, 2019

A part-time instructor in Pitt’s School of Computing and Information has been charged with kidnapping two women in Pittsburgh after he picked them up for an Uber ride early Saturday morning. Police reported the arrest of a suspect in the incident later that afternoon. Richard Lomotey, 36, was charged with two co...

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