PITTSBURGH — Channel 11 is learning more about why police were at a Pittsburgh home Saturday afternoon.
Stay with wpxi.com and Channel 11 Morning News as we work to learn more about this investigation.
We’re on the scene of an active police investigation on the 1900 block of 18th Street in South Side Slopes. We’ve seen 4 people in handcuffs. Neighbors tell me they believe there’s been drug activity at these houses. We’re working to bring you more at 6pm on @WPXI pic.twitter.com/JHwcdiqrLq— Erin Clarke (@ErinClarkeWPXI) February 10, 2018
A Pittsburgh Police spokesperson told Channel 11 that a suspect sprayed officers with pepper spray.
When our crew got to 1924 18th Street in the South Side Slopes just after 5:30 p.m., there was a man handcuffed and standing on the street.
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Two women and another man were also handcuffed near the house.
Police told Channel 11 one of the men was subdued by officers and taken to an area hospital for evaluation.
Officers could also be seen wiping their faces and eyes while coughing.
No official word on what brought police to the home, but neighbors believe drugs were involved. The investigation is ongoing.
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