Third mail carrier robbed in North Philadelphia

Three mail carriers have been robbed in Philadelphia since Nov. 7. Credit: Getty Images
Three mail carriers have been robbed in Philadelphia since Nov. 7.
Credit: Getty Images

A U.S. Postal Service mail carrier was robbed in North Philadelphia on Tuesday afternoon.

It was the third robbery of a mail carrier in Philadelphia since Nov. 7, NBC10 reports. The other two occurred in Oxford Circle and Mount Airy.

The latest robbery of a mail carrier happened about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday on the 2400 block of North 19th Street, near Cumberland Street. Two masked gunmen fled with the mail carrier’s bag in a silver Lexus.

The U.S. Postal Service is offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in any of the robberies.

Postal inspectors do not believe the robberies are connected.



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