Stolen US Postal van crashes in Edgewater

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Sunday, December 24, 2017
Police said a USPS van crashed in the 5300-block of North Sheridan Road a few minutes after it was stolen.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A United States Post Office van was stolen and then crashed a few minutes later Saturday, Chicago police said.

The van was taken without force by a suspect wearing a black ski cap in the 4600-block of North Racine Avenue at about 5 p.m., police said. A few minutes later, the van crashed into a parked car in the 5300-block of North Sheridan Road.

The suspect fled in an unknown direction and is not in custody. No one was injured in the crash.