2 Detained After Car Hits Police Cruiser

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Two people were detained by police overnight after they allegedly rammed a police cruiser with their car, then tried to run away.

The incident happened just before 11 p.m. at Virginia and Southern Avenues in Mount Washington.

According to police, the suspect’s car swerved into the car of a narcotics detective.

Authorities say the driver and a passenger jumped out and tried to get away, but were caught by other officers in the area.

Stay with KDKA for the latest details.

  • chance

    I guess this is more police brutality!. I’m certain there are some bad cops, just like there are bad apples in every vocation. I’m just amazed at the significant animosity I sense against the police. I am glad they are out there!

  • Mr Soho

    Just a couple of law abiding citizens being harassed by the police. I can guarantee they were up to no good.

  • Seeking balance

    THANK GOD!! There needs to be a BIGGER police presence up there – it’s a flipping drug haven up there. For any of us (working, & law abiding people) who made the mistake of buying up there a few years ago, we are THRILLED to see more police!! They could EASILY stop at least 2 to 5 cars a night on Southern, & Norton for drugs!

    • FixPGH

      I use to live on Norton inbetween Gray and Sandwich street and I never saw any drug dealing going on. There was a ghetto family that moved in across from us after about a year and a half of living there and they were loud. Our street was so quiet and minded our own business. I look out my window one night and the street was FILLED with black kids because some 12 year old girl was slapped by some 18 year old man…why was she hanging out with an 18 year old!? That was the only incident I ever saw in my 3 years of living in that house.

      • FixPGH

        Just to clarify the girl had moved in with the ghetto family I mentioned. The street was quiet until they moved in. And this is fact, not being racist.

  • disgusted

    I just read at least 5 other crime articles, every assailant was white! Yet you bigots get on here and comment about blacks! How dare you…trash comes in all colors! Especially white!

    • Yup

      Trash does come in all colors. There is a good bit of black and white crime on here and people need to stop seeing skin color and just try to stop crime altogether.

    • Yup

      Oh, and you adding in the “Especially White!” comment makes you a bigot yourself. You could have just left it at “Trash comes in all colors!” and I would have respected you, now I just see you as every other racist.

  • Seeking balance

    Ironically there was only ONE post that mentioned race here……….and yet someone screams racist????? Wow, looking for problems that don’t exist???? Try Norton down by the Park, there’s drug dealing that goes down there ALL the time. Seriously, there is TRASH all around Norton Street that comes in ALL colors of the rainbow – I never mentioned race & would be thrilled if they arrested ANY/ALL of the drug dealers white or black!!!

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