UPDATE: Curfew Issued for the City of Pittsburgh


Update: 5/30/2020 8:30 pm

Pittsburgh Public Safety is saying the looting and rioting is continuing. They're asking everyone to avoid and leave the area. They have also announced that multiple injuries have been reported.

Update: 5/30/2020 7:58pm

Pittsburgh Port Authority is suspending all services - bus and light rail.

Original Article: 5/30/2020 7:45pm

Mayor Bill Peduto, Police Chief Scott Schubert, and Public Safety Director Wendell Hissrich held a public safety press conference at 7:30 pm. They announced that a citywide curfew would go into effect from 8:30 pm to 6:00 am both tonight and Sunday. Anyone in the city without a reason to be there will be stopped and questioned by Pittsburgh Police.

Pittsburgh Police Chief Scott Schubert - "It's a damn shame they took advantage of the death of George Floyd. This was a peaceful protest that was hijacked by a small group who brought youths into the group. White males dressed in anarchist attire."

Pittsburgh Public safety announced that the protest has been "declared an unlawful assembly" because of "repeated acts of violence, property damage and looting of businesses." They are asking everyone to leave the area. Residents should stay home, and Businesses should close.

For more information visit WPXI.com.

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