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CRIME ALERT- Burglary / Attempted Sex Assault

 

University of Pittsburgh Police Officers assisted the City of Pittsburgh Police Department with a burglary and an attempted sexual assault that occurred on July 5, 2019 at approximately 4:15 am in the 200 block of Oakland Avenue. The victim stated that an unknown male entered her residence through a rear door while she was sleeping and attempted to sexually assault her. A brief struggle ensued and the actor then exited the residence through the rear door and fled on foot northbound on Oakland Avenue, towards Sennott Street. Minor injuries were reported and there were no signs of forced entry.

 

Description of the suspect follows:

Suspect:   African-American male, early 20’s, approximately 6’0’’, athletic build, with short hair, wearing a black t-shirt, camouflage colored shorts, and black boots.

 

Anyone having information regarding this incident should call the Pittsburgh Police Department (Zone 4) at 412-422-6520 (reference CCR # 19-131802) or the University of Pittsburgh Police at 412-624-2121. (Reference report #19-02119)

 

Crime Tips:

  • Report suspicious persons and crime incidents promptly.
  • Pay attention to your surroundings, trust your instincts.
  • Be aware of who you invite into your home.
  • Keep doors and windows secured.

 

Posted:  July 5, 2019

 

www.police.pitt.edu

CRIME ALERT (Off Campus) - Attempted Burglary

University of Pittsburgh Police Officers assisted the City of Pittsburgh Police Department with an attempted burglary that occurred on June 30, 2019 at approximately 12:48 am, in the 400 block of Oakland Avenue. The victim stated that an unknown person attempted to climb in her unlocked bedroom window.  The victim stated that when she screamed, the actor fled on foot eastbound towards Oakland Avenue.  No injuries were reported, there were no signs of forced entry, and nothing was taken from the residence.

Description of the suspect is as follows:

Suspect:  unknown

 

Anyone having information regarding this incident should call the City of Pittsburgh Police Department (Zone 4) at 412-422-6520 (Reference CCR # 19-127826) or the University of Pittsburgh Police at 412-624-2121. (Reference report #19-02084)

 

Crime Tips:

  • Report suspicious persons and crime incidents promptly.
  • Pay attention to your surroundings, trust your instincts.
  • Be aware of who you invite into your home.
  • Keep doors and windows secured.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Posted:  June 30, 2019

www.police.pitt.edu