HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — A Huntsville mailperson was robbed at gunpoint on Wednesday afternoon, according to a spokesperson with the United States Postal Service (USPS).
A spokesperson with the Huntsville Police Department (HPD) told News 19 the robbery took place shortly before 12:20 p.m. at an apartment complex off Martin Road and they were still searching for a suspect.
Around 3 p.m., the United States Postal Service (USPS) confirmed the victim was a USPS Letter Carrier. According to HPD, they believe the incident was isolated.
A spokesperson with USPS said that the carrier is “shaken up but is, thankfully, otherwise unharmed.” The US Postal Inspection Service is actively working this investigation with the Huntsville Police Department.
USPS says they can not provide any additional information at this time as it is an active investigation but if anyone has any information regarding the robbery to contact HPD or the USPIS 24-hour hotline at 877-876-2455.
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