Rideshare driver carjacked by 4 armed men wearing masks, Pittsburgh police say

PITTSBURGH — A rideshare driver was carjacked when he was called to pick up passengers in Pittsburgh’s Elliot neighborhood early Tuesday, according to police.

Officers responded to the 1200 block of Chartiers Avenue around 3 a.m.

The rideshare driver told police that when he arrived to pick up the passengers, he got out of his car, and four armed men wearing masks approached him. Police said they proceeded to hold a gun to his head and rob him of his cash.

The victim was otherwise not injured.

Police said the suspects got into his white 2019 Ford Fusion and drove away. Around 10:45 a.m., the vehicle was found by officers.

Pittsburgh police continue to investigate.

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