Pittsburgh Beer Distributor Robbery
Criminals are usually attracted to what the security industry calls soft targets. A soft target is any location or person a criminal believes they can easily target, conduct their crime, and get away with it.
At approximately 11:30 am on August 13, 2017, a man robbed Warrington Beer, a distributor located on East Warrington Avenue in Pittsburgh. A patron was held at gunpoint while the robber demanded a worker remove the cash from the register.
Luckily, no one was injured during the robbery although the assailant fled the scene with an undetermined amount of cash. The police are still searching for the suspect.
Chances are the suspect has previously visited the location and had some knowledge of the layout. The crime occurred in the morning when customer traffic is low. Several security countermeasures could be implemented to deter criminals and protection your organizations assets.
Security Precision Group offers businesses threat and vulnerability assessments as well as methods to establish a hard target.
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