WILKINSBURG (KDKA) –Police say 29-year-old D’Andre Garrett barricaded himself in his apartment at the William Penn Heights apartments in Wilkinsburg when officers came with a warrant for his arrest. The SWAT team was called and neighbors were surprised by the police with weapons inside the building.
“When I finally looked out my door and I’m seeing the police standing there with guns drawn and I’m saying what the hell is going on. He’s like ma’am go back in your house,” one neighbor said.
Garrett eventually surrendered peacefully. He was wanted for kidnapping and assaulting a man in South Fayette Township. Police tracked the car allegedly used in the crime back to the building. Neighbors say Garrett is not known for causing trouble.
Lisa Washington’s Report:
After his arrest, officers from South Fayette Township came to the Wilkinsburg Police Department to talk to Garrett.
Police are accusing D’andre Garrett and Delon Lindsey of kidnapping beating and robbing a man and then throwing him out of their car late Friday night
According to the criminal complaint the victim said the suspects threatened to take him to East Hills and kill him. They allegedly hit him in the back of the head with the gun and made him take off his shoes when they released him. Members of the county swat team were looking for Lindsey who remains on the loose. They’re charged with kidnapping, aggravated assault terroristic threats and robbery.
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