Crime

Pittsburgh Vet Holds Office Worker Hostage

Claims to have a bomb

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An armed military veteran who says he has a bomb is holding one man hostage in a downtown Pittsburgh office building this morning.

Police have not been able to verify why the man is there or what kind of weapons he has with him.

Pittsburgh Police Chief Nate Harper said the suspect is a black military veteran in his twenties with a criminal background. The man's mother arrived at the scene this morning and was escorted inside by police, he said.