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Suspect slips away from Hill District SWAT situation, leaves baby alone

| Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 7:00 a.m.

A man slipped away from Pittsburgh Police officers as they deployed around a Hill District home Monday night, leaving a 1-year-old child unattended.

Public Safety spokeswoman Alicia George said police were called to the 2400 block of Bedford Avenue around 9:40 p.m. for a violent domestic dispute between a man and a woman with the baby inside.

The woman fled the residence and reported that the man was barricaded inside with the baby and it was unknown whether he had any weapons, but after officers gathered and entered the residence, they found the man had also left, leaving the baby alone and unhurt, George said.

George said the suspect remained at large as of late Tuesday morning.

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

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