Sunday, April 17, 2011

Robbers take mailbox key from carrier

From Chicago Breaking News, on Saturday, April 16...

Two men robbed a mail carrier of his mailbox key at gunpoint -- but gave back the keys to his vehicle -- this afternoon in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side, police said.

The mail carrier was in the 7800 block of South Indiana Avenue a little before 12:30 p.m. when he was confronted by two men, at least one of them armed, said Chicago Police News Affairs
The rest of the story here... Robbers take mailbox key from carrier Comments in the story included the speculation that the mailbox key could be used to gain access to homes (for burglary/robbery), whether inside the home or your checks (such as tax refunds). So please be on alert!

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