78-year-old pizza delivery driver assaulted, carjacked in Regent Square | TribLIVE.com

78-year-old pizza delivery driver assaulted, carjacked in Regent Square

Brian C. Rittmeyer

A 78-year-old pizza delivery driver refused medical treatment after he was assaulted and carjacked in Pittsburgh’s Regent Square neighborhood early Thursday morning, according to city police.

Officers responded to the 600 block of East End Avenue around 12:45 a.m., a Pittsburgh police spokeswoman said.

According to initial reports, the driver said he was walking to the door of a home when he was confronted by an unidentified man. He started running back to his car when three more men approached him.

One of the men assaulted the driver and pushed him away from his vehicle, police said. All four jumped in his car and sped away.

The driver’s car was described as a silver 2011 Ford Fusion with license plate HWX-0226.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Zone 4 detectives at 412-422-6520.

Brian C. Rittmeyer is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Brian at 724-226-4701, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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