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Cops: Chinese food delivery drivers being robbed

Boston police are investigating recent reports of Chinese food delivery drivers being robbed while working.

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Boston police issued a community alert after a pair of Chinese food delivery drivers were recently robbed in Dorchester while trying to bring people food.

The first incident took place after 1 p.m. May 1 when a delivery driver from the Hong Kong Restaurant attempted to make a delivery on Topliff Street. The driver told police he was approached by two men sitting on the porch of a home. They pulled a knife on the driver who gave them his money and cell phone. The men then fled.

More recently, on May 3 at about 10:30 p.m., a driver from the China Station Restaurant told police he was making a delivery near Topliff Street when three men tried to rob him. One of them appeared to have a gun, the driver said.

Anyone with information can call police at 617-343-4335.

Follow Michael Naughton on Twitter @metrobosmike.

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