PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Crime Stoppers is looking for a brazen attacker who stabbed a 61-year-old man 30 times.
It happened on May 17 at 1 a.m. The man was trying to catch a bus to Monroeville when the assailant came out of nowhere.READ MORE: In-Person, Halloween-Themed Tours Of Pitt's Nationality Rooms Happening Next Week
Allegheny County Police Detective Robert Opferman told KDKA, “Apparently, there was no reason for the incident to occur. It was an unprovoked attack.”
According to the investigation, it appears the incident occurred at the bus ramp leading to the East Busway near South Avenue and Hays Street in Wilkinsburg.
The call for help came from the Village at Pennwood Senior Living Home on Penn Avenue. When medics arrived, they found the man had been stabbed dozens of times.READ MORE: COVID-19 Vaccine Exemption Bill Passes West Virginia House
The victim told police the actor was an African American male with a light complexion. He was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.
“We’re looking for the public’s help in case someone may have been in the area, may have heard or saw something, may have seen the actor flee from the scene. We’re looking for the public’s help in any way in this case,” said Opferman.
Anyone with information is asked to call Pittsburgh Crime Stoppers at 412-255-TIPS.
A reward of up to $1,000 is offered for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of individuals wanted for featured crimes.MORE NEWS: Boil Water Advisory Lifted For Borough Of Monaca