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Police Looking For Suspect Allegedly Responsible For Destroying Police Car During Riots In Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- The police are seeking the public's help identifying a suspect from the riots in downtown Pittsburgh over the week.

(Photo Credit: Pittsburgh Bureau Of Police Facebook)

According to the police, they want to speak with the suspect regarding his alleged involvement in destroying a police cruiser on Saturday.

The suspect in the photo appears to be holding a hammer and is seen wearing a "Stronger Than Hate" shirt.

"Anyone with information on his identity and whereabouts is asked to call (412) 323-7800 and ask for the Intelligence Unit," the release said.

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police investigators seek the public's help identifying the male shown in these photos. Police...

Posted by Pittsburgh Bureau of Police on Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Police have already arrested 20-year-old Brian Bartels, who is accused of inciting violence at the protests. According to police, he's responsible for breaking the windows out of a Pittsburgh police car against the wishes of peaceful protesters.

The Pittsburgh Police Chief says investigators will collect all evidence -- from photos to videos -- to identify people accused of inciting violence and turning Saturday's peaceful protests into riots.


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