• Allegheny Co. detectives take over missing person case


    PITTSBURGH - Allegheny County police are requesting the public’s assistance in trying to locate a missing 77-year-old man who hasn’t been seen in more than three months.

    Authorities said Donald Champion was reported missing to the North Braddock Police Department on June 2 by a family member.

    On Aug. 13, North Braddock police contacted Allegheny County police detectives and asked them to take over the investigation.

    Champion, who has numerous medical conditions, was last seen between 3 and 5 a.m. June 2 by a neighbor in the Shady Park apartment building where he lived.

    According to a witness, Champion was last seen wearing a Pittsburgh Steelers hat, a blue suede jacket and blue jeans. He stands about 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs about 130 pounds, police said.

    Anyone with information on Champion’s whereabouts is asked to contact 911.

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