Police are searching for armed robbers that are targeting Chicago delivery drivers.
Police responded to a report that a FedEx driver was robbed on Monday, December 19, 2016 about 6:30 p.m. near West 51st Street and South Princeton Avenue, Chicago. The FedEx driver was making deliveries in a van when four male offenders wearing masks approached. Police were told that one of the offenders displayed a gun, taking the delivery driver’s personal items, the truck, and everything inside the truck.
Police found the truck empty at 54th Street and Shields, about one-half mile away.
A FedEx driver was also robbed at gunpoint in Chatham neighborhood on December 9, 2016.
“While we continue to assess the situation, we have taken steps to enhance the safety and security of our operations in certain areas. For security reasons, we cannot disclose details.”
All offenders were at large as of Wednesday, December 21, 2016.
— Captured News (@CapturedNews) December 20, 2016
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