FedEx driver robbed of package on South Side

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 05:48PM
A robber stole a package from a FedEx driver Nov. 7, 2017 in the 8200-block of South Escanaba Avenue.


CHICAGO - A FedEx driver was robbed Tuesday morning on Chicago's South Side.

At about 11 a.m., the 45-year-old driver was delivering a package in the 8200-block of South Escanaba Avenue when a man grabbed the package out of his hand, Chicago police said.

The robber drove away in a Ford Explorer, police said. He is described as a black man between 25 and 30 years old, about 5-foot-9-inches tall and 200 pounds, police said.

No one was in custody Tuesday afternoon. It wasn't immediately known what was in the package.

In a statement, FedEx said: "We are grateful that our courier was unharmed in the incident today and we are working with the authorities as they conduct their investigation."
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