Massachusetts mail carrier robbed at gunpoint says suspect threatened to shoot him.mp4
The mail carrier said he plans to return to his normal route.
A Massachusetts mail carrier who has been on the job for nearly 30 years was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday afternoon.
The robbery occurred in the town of Peabody, about a 30-minute drive north of Boston. Officers responded to Veterans Memorial Drive for a report of an armed robbery just before 12:30 p.m.
Multiple security cameras caught the robbery on video.
A mail carrier told officers he was approached from behind. He said the suspect brandished a black firearm and demanded his keys to the postal boxes.
The suspect fled the scene. He is described as a Black male in his 20s, with a skinny build, approximately 5’8″ in height. Police said he was wearing a black jacket with a yellow hoodie with a blue face mask.
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Speaking to Boston 25 News, the mail carrier described the robbery as a “horrible experience.” Despite the ordeal, he said he plans to return to his normal route.
Multiple security cameras captured the robbery on video from multiple angles.
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The robbery remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Mathew Mason at 978-538-6369 or Detective Andrew Greenberg at 978-538-6313.
Fox News’ Pilar Arias contributed to this report.
Bradford Betz is a Fox News Digital breaking reporter covering crime, political issues, and much more.