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Business traveler reports burglary, attack in Shadyside hotel

Matthew Santoni
| Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, 7:48 a.m.
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A business traveler reported that an intruder attacked her inside a Shadyside hotel room early Thursday morning, police said.

Public Safety spokeswoman Sonya Toler said police were called to the Shadyside Inn on Fifth Avenue at about 1 a.m. when a guest there, a 48-year-old woman in town on business, reported that an unknown male had gotten into her bedroom and attacked her. The woman got away from the bedroom and called 911.

Paramedics evaluated the woman and did not transport her to a hospital; Toler said an investigation is ongoing. Trib news partner WPXI-TV reported that police searched the area around the hotel with flashlights overnight.

Matthew Santoni is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 724 836 6660, msantoni@tribweb.com or via Twitter @msantoni.

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