PITTSBURGH - Target 11 confirmed that two contract employees working on a PWSA street restoration project got into a fight that led to a stabbing.
Pittsburgh police tell Target 11 they responded to the altercation last Wednesday afternoon around 5 p.m. in Perry North. Police said one worker pulled a knife and stabbed another worker in the thigh.
TARGET 11 EXCLUSIVE: tonight at 6. A fight between contract workers on a PWSA job site leads to a violent stabbing and criminal charges. The steps PWSA is taking tonight to make sure this doesn’t happen again. #wpxi— Rick Earle (@WPXIRickEarle) April 5, 2019
The injured worker was treated at the scene but refused to go to a hospital. This week, police filed aggravated assault charges against 40-year-old Bryan Grimm, of Overbrook.
PWSA said they have permanently banned the worker from future projects. Leaders said they do conduct background checks but they are now exploring expanding them to cover contractors who work in public spaces.
Previous video attached to this story showed workers and machinery that are employed, and owned, by Frank J. Zottola Construction, Inc. That company and its personnel were in no way involved with the incident in question.
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