• Assisted living facility robbed by men after narcotics

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    PITTSBURGH - An assisted living facility in Pittsburgh’s Overbrook neighborhood was robbed early Thursday morning.

    Police said two armed men walked into Norbert Personal Care on St. Norberts Street shortly after 3 a.m. and demanded narcotics from staff members. They then fled in a dark-colored SUV.

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    An employee told Channel 11 News no one was hurt.

    People in the area said what happened was an act of desperation.

    “They think because it’s a place of seniors and, particularly where it’s located, they probably thought it could be an easy take, and shame on them,” Gene Sheck, of Pittsburgh, said.


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