Mail carrier robbed at gunpoint in South Shore, officials say

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Friday, March 29, 2024
Mail carrier robbed at gunpoint on South Side: officials
An armed robbery suspect targeted a USPS mail carrier at East 79th Street and South Jeffery Boulevard in South Shore, Chicago.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A mail carrier was robbed at gunpoint on Chicago's South Side on Friday afternoon, officials said.

Chicago police said the robbery happened in the South Shore neighborhood at East 79th Street and South Jeffery Boulevard. At least one suspect approached the victim and took their belongings.

The United States Postal Inspection Service confirmed they are responding to a report of a postal carrier robbery.

The carrier was not hurt. So far, no one is in custody.

Officials did not immediately provide further information about the robbery.

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