SWAT Team Responds After Pizza Delivery Man Robbed in Pittsburgh

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PITTSBURGH, PA – The robbery of a pizza delivery man Sunday night ended with a SWAT team response at a home where the armed suspect barricaded himself into

According to the Pittsburgh Department, officers responded to the 2100 block of Bedford Avenue around 6:30 p.m. for a reported robbery.

“When officers arrived, they met with the victim who stated he was robbed while delivering a pizza,” the department said. “The delivery driver had a weapon pointed at him during the robbery. He observed the suspect run into a home on Bedford Avenue.”

The Pittsburgh SWAT team was called for a male possibly barricaded with a long rifle. Officers gave verbal commands for anyone inside to exit. SWAT and a K9 officer conducted a thorough search and cleared the residence.

The rifle used in the robbery was discovered inside. Police did not locate the suspect in the home.