STOCKTON (AP) — Stockton police say three men duct-taped a U.S. mail carrier at gunpoint and robbed him of about 3,500 pieces of mail.
The robbery occurred around 1:30 p.m. Thursday. Police say the carrier was adjusting his cargo when the unidentified men approached.READ MORE: Forest Service Reopens All National Forests In California
One pushed his head down and held a gun to him while another taped his hands behind his back. The third man served as a lookout.READ MORE: Cigarette Possibly Caused Fire At North Sacramento Home, Firefighters Say
The men then made off with the mail, leaving the carrier in his truck.MORE NEWS: Wrong-Way Driver Suspected Of DUI In Crash That Killed Passenger On Hwy. 99
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