Police: Delivery drivers robbed, hijacked in Austin

SHARE Police: Delivery drivers robbed, hijacked in Austin

Police say a man is targeting commercial delivery drivers after a pair of robberies and vehicular hijackings in the West Side Austin neighborhood over the last two weeks.

A man showed a gun to UPS and FedEx drivers, taking their property and in at least one case stealing their vehicle, according to a community alert from Austin District Chicago Police.

The robberies happened between 5 and 7 p.m. on Dec. 19 in the 5200 block of West Race and Dec. 23 in the 5300 block of West Race, the alert said.

Police did not have a detailed description of the possible suspect.

Anyone with information is asked to call Area North detectives at (312) 744-8263.

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