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Crime Alerts

CRIME ALERT (Off Campus) - Indecent Exposure

On Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at about 11:36 PM, University of Pittsburgh and City of Pittsburgh Police officers responded to the 300 block of Atwood Street for the report of a male exposing himself.  After exposing himself to two victims, the actor fled between two buildings toward York Way.

The description of the suspect is as follows:

An obese, middle-aged white male, about 5’10” tall, with glasses and white hair.  The suspect was last seen wearing a white t-shirt.

Anyone having information regarding this incident should call the University of Pittsburgh Police at (412) 624-2121 or the Pittsburgh Police Zone 4 station at (412) 422-6520. Reference report Pitt Police report #17-02317 or Pittsburgh Police CCR #17-125391.

 

Crime Tips:

  • Report suspicious persons and crime incidents promptly.
  • Pay attention to your surroundings and trust your instincts.
  • When traveling at night, walk with friends.
  • Trust your gut, if you are uncomfortable, leave.
  • Always keep your cell phone charged and on you, you may need it.
  • Do not approach suspicious persons or vehicles. 
  • Use the University Shuttle Service when possible (SAFERIDER 412-648-2255).

Posted on July 6, 2017

CRIME ALERT (Off Campus) - INDECENT EXPOSURE

 

INDECENT EXPOSURE

 On Saturday, July 1, 2017, at between 12:30-1:00 AM, three victims witnessed an indecent exposure. The victims were walking at the intersection of Bates and Zeluma Streets, when an SUV pulled up to them on Bates Street.  The actor called out to the victims and pointed down.  After exposing himself to the victims, the actor fled in his vehicle on Bates Street toward the Boulevard of the Allies.

 The description of the suspect and vehicle is as follows:

 White male, with curly brown hair, wearing a dark-colored shirt and plaid boxer shorts.  The actor was driving a white Volvo SUV.

 

 Anyone having information regarding this incident should call the University of Pittsburgh Police at 412-624-2121 and reference report #17-02317.

 

 Crime Tips:

  • Report suspicious persons and crime incidents promptly.
  • Pay attention to your surroundings and trust your instincts.
  • When traveling at night, walk with friends.
  • Trust your gut, if you are uncomfortable, leave.
  • Always keep your cell phone charged and on you, you may need it.
  • Do not approach suspicious persons or vehicles. 
  • Use the University Shuttle Service when possible (SAFERIDER 412-648-2255).

 

 

Posted on July 1, 2017

 

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CRIME ALERT (Off Campus) - Burglaries

University of Pittsburgh Police Officers assisted the City of Pittsburgh Police Department with two burglaries at the same residence. The first burglary occurred on Monday, June 26, 2017, in the 3600 block of Bates Street at approximately 3:00 pm and the second burglary occurred on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at approximately 2:13 am.  During the first burglary, it appears that the actor(s) forcibly entered through the front door and a television was taken. No description of the actor was available. In the second burglary, the resident awoke to an unknown male in his room that appeared to forcibly enter again through the front door, the actor then fled the apartment and nothing appeared to be taken. No injuries were reported.

Description of the suspect in the second burglary is as follows:

Suspect: Black male, 6’0”to 6’2”, muscular build, wearing a dark hoodie, dark pants, carrying a black backpack.

Anyone having information regarding this incident should call the Pittsburgh Police Department (Zone 4) at 412-422-6520 (reference CCR #118306 or CCR #118655) or the University of Pittsburgh Police at 412-624-2121 (Reference report #17-02283).

 

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.
  • Do not approach suspicious persons or vehicles.

Posted: June 27, 2017

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