Driver attempts to hit Pitcairn officer
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Police are investigating a situation where a driver attempted to run over a Pitcairn police officer today.
Allegheny County homicide Lt. Andrew Schurman said the incident occurred when the officer tried to stop the car. The driver, only described as a black male, drove at the officer and then sped off.
A Monroeville emergency dispatcher said it happened around 4:45 p.m. near Second Street in Pitcairn. The officer was uninjured and fired a shot at the vehicle.
Police are searching for a silver or gray Jeep or Dodge Durango, license plate number JBC3522, with a bullet hole in the passenger door.
First Published November 11, 2012 7:15 pm