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No arrests made during Pitt-Penn State game at Heinz Field

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| Sunday, September 9, 2018 7:57 a.m
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Nate Smallwood | Tribune-Review
Paul Cappelloni, 6, tosses a football outside of Heinz Field prior to the Penn State versus University of Pittsburgh football game on the North Shore on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018.

There were no arrests made during Saturday’s Pitt-Penn State match-up at Heinz Field, according to Pittsburgh police.

City EMS reported seeing 33 patients, 16 of whom were taken to local hospitals, spokesman Chris Togneri said in a news release. The majority of those calls were for intoxicated fans.

There were no major incidents.

Fans braved steady rain to tailgate before and watch the rivalry game, a matchup that was revived three years ago after 15 years of dormancy. The two teams will meet next year at Penn State’s Beaver Stadium.

Penn State beat Pitt 51-6 .

Renatta Signorini is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Renatta at 724-837-5374, rsignorini@tribweb.com or via Twitter @byrenatta.

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