FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – 3/31/17 – A postal worker was robbed at gunpoint Friday in Fort Lauderdale, a U.S. Postal Service representative said.
The robbery was reported in the 2300 block of Northwest Seventh Court.
Postal police said the letter carrier was on her break at an apartment complex at Northwest Seventh Court near 22nd Road, in the Franklin Park area, when two men approached her, demanding her keys.
Police said one was wearing a mask and had a gun.
Authorities said the thieves grabbed at least one key and took off.
Detectives believe that the motive is for the thieves to be able to access mail panels at apartment buildings and similar communities to steal mail and perpetuate fraud and identity theft. Local 10 News