• Pitt police alert students to pair of suspicious incidents in Oakland

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    PITTSBURGH - University of Pittsburgh police are warning students about several suspicious incidents near campus.

    The first incident happened at 2:30 a.m. on April 9, when two men got out of a Honda sedan and ran after a female student on Fifth and Ruskin avenues.  The student was not hurt. 

    Police are searching for a dark, silver sedan with an Illinois registration of H333063. 

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    The second incident happened April 10, when a woman called police after she heard a plea for help on York Way. The caller then saw a small SUV drive away. 

    Police are investigating both incidents, but said there's no indication they're related. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 412-624-2121. 

    A third, also unrelated incident occurred Thursday morning when a man tried to get into the Parkview Manor apartments. Police said when a maintenance worker wouldn't let him in, he showed a gun in his waistband and ran away.


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