Delivery driver robbed, covered with cardboard box in Newport News

Delivery driver robbed, covered with cardboard box in Newport News

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Delivery driver robbed, covered with cardboard box in Newport News

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on July 25, 2013 at 1:04 PM

NEWPORT NEWS-A delivery driver was robbed and forced to stay hidden in a box until the gunmen made their escape.

 

Police say they forced the driver to the ground behind Harbor Freight, located at 11969 Jefferson Avenue, around 2:00 a.m. on July 19 and then went through his pockets. After getting his phone, they covered him with a cardboard box and ordered him to stay there for 30 seconds.

The deliveryman wasn't hurt.

The robbers are described as black, in their late teens to mid-20s and around 140-150 pounds. One had on a white hooded sweatshirt and dark pants; the other wore a dark t-shirt and jeans, said MPO Harold Eley.

Anyone with information about this armed robbery can call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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