Police lock down space round parking storage at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital over stories of suspicious package deal – CBS Pittsburgh
By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Police have closed a three-block radius of a parking garage at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital for reports of a suspicious package, according to Pittsburgh Public Safety.
Pedestrians and drivers should avoid 3500 Block on Terrace Street in Oakland.
Police have cordoned off a 3 block radius of a parking garage at @UPMC Presby for reports of a suspicious package.
Updates are provided. pic.twitter.com/ItRasYaHXT
– Pgh Public Safety (@PghPublicSafety) August 26, 2021
In a tweet on Thursday, public safety urged pedestrians and motorists to avoid the area.
“The police cordoned off a 3-block radius of a parking garage at @UPMC Presby for reporting a suspicious package,” tweeted Public Safety. “Updates will be provided.”
Jessica Guay from KDKA reports that the police are using a robot to check the garage.
#BREAKING The Pittsburgh Police Department is outside a parking garage at UPMC Presby (on Terrace Street) for reports of a suspicious package. They use a robot to check the garage. The Pittsburgh Police, Fire Department, Ambulance and UPMC Police are here. @KDKA pic.twitter.com/uii6P6ScV8
– Jessica Guay (@JessicaGuayTV) August 27, 2021
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