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Crime alert issued after two South Oakland robberies

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By Janine Faust, Editor-in-chief

November 9, 2019

Pitt police assisted City police with both reports. There were no signs of forced entry found or injuries reported in either incident. 

Police respond to armed robbery at Hello Bistro

A pedestrian walks by Hello Bistro Monday afternoon. (Photo by Christian Snyder / Multimedia Editor)

By The Pitt News Staff

March 19, 2018

The City of Pittsburgh Police Department responded to an armed robbery at Hello Bistro Sunday night, according to a Pitt crime alert sent out Monday afternoon. The crime alert from University of Pittsburgh Police said city police responded to the robbery at 11:11 p.m. The store closes at 10 p.m. and...

Pitt police issues alert after robbery on Forbes

By Janine Faust | Assistant News Editor

September 17, 2017

Pitt Police issued a crime alert Sunday after a man was robbed on Forbes Avenue late Saturday night. The suspect — described as a black male with dreadlocks, wearing a white shirt and black zippered pants — approached the victim and implied that he had a gun by motioning as if he were wearing a shoulder hols...

Suspects invade, rob Oakland home

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By Rachel Glasser | News Editor

September 10, 2017

Pitt police issued a crime alert after three men robbed a home on Dawson Street early Saturday morning. The suspects — a white male, African-American male and Hispanic male — entered the house on the 3400 block of Dawson Street through a back door at approximately 3 a.m. The African-American male bran...

Person robbed at gunpoint on Semple

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By Janine Faust / Senior Staff Writer

April 19, 2017

Two assailants, armed with a black handgun, robbed a person Monday night on the 200 block of Semple Street. The victim was an adult unaffiliated with the University who said two men robbed him of his wallet, phone and electronic equipment before fleeing down Semple Street — possibly going south ...

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