US Postal Service mail carrier robbed at gunpoint in Hinsdale

HINSDALE, Ill. (WLS) -- A U.S. Postal Service mail carrier was robbed at gunpoint in Hinsdale Monday afternoon, police said.

The mail carrier was delivering mail near the intersection of Stough Street and Hinsdale Avenue at about 1:19 p.m. when he was robbed by a male suspect armed with a handgun, police said.

The suspect stole a set of postal box keys and fled in a black vehicle with no license plates.

Police describe the suspect has wearing a facial covering with a knit hat.

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